Finding great light is one of the hardest parts of photography.
Too dark, too light, dappled, harsh, blue and yellow light can kill a photo in seconds. What’s a photographer to do?
If you struggle finding the perfect light to make your photos shine (pun intended), I rounded up some of my favorite tutorials dedicated to getting the best light for your photos.
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Making the Most of Natural Light by Cambridge in Colour
An Intro to External Flash Units by Digital Photography School
The 7 Deadly Sins of Indoor Photography by Lightstalking
How to “Read” Light in Photographs by Totally Rad
Flash Photography Tips Anyone Can Understand by Digital Camera World
Make a Light Tent by Digital Photography School
How to Take Beautiful Photos in Full Sun by I Heart Faces
DIY Photo Light Diffuser by Madigan Made
How to Use a Lightbox by Pare and Focus
And a few of my light based tutorials:
Avoid Light Dappling- Video Tutorial
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