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Understanding Basic Light Properties for Photography

Understanding Basic Light Properties for Photography

The way light acts upon a subject depends on the physical properties each light source presents. Before taking on the challenge of creative photographic lighting it’s worth your while to understand some of these properties. Light Characteristics Light characteristics define the way surfaces are affected by specific light sources. Hard Creates harsh shadows Accentuates textures […]

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Aperture Settings in Photography

Aperture Settings in Photography

Most tips relating to exposure advocate the use of the aperture priority mode, and with good reason. The aperture priority mode allows you to control the shutter speed through the aperture settings, which are responsible for crucial picture dynamics that include depth of field, motion blur and freezing action. Understanding how the aperture and aperture […]

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Short Lighting for Portrait Photography

Short Lighting for Portrait Photography

Short lighting, by definition, refers to when the main light illuminates the side of the face that is turned away from the camera. This lets light fall on the narrow side of the face leaving a shadow on the broad side of the face, which is facing the camera. The actual position of the light […]

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