Part 3

 

Light

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Light

NATURAL AND AMBIENT

NATURAL LIGHT

Working with natural light means working with what the sun provides, good or bad. Although the photographer can add some measure of flash to fill in shadows ( see Flash ), this portion of the book deals with images made only with light that’s available from the sun.

There are many ways to work with natural light, indoors or outside. Indeed, some photographers work with natural light exclusively. They’re comfortable with it, understand it, and have built a career around the look. It’s not always easy to do, especially if a shoot has been booked for a day that turns out ...

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