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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio by Lindsay Adler

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Challenge 25. Use a Black Light

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Experimenting with black light photography can be a lot of fun because it is a completely unfamiliar realm of light. UV light brings out an entirely new quality in your images. The colors are rich and bold, and the results are otherworldly—the colors glow and demand attention from the viewer. In this challenge, use a black light to make an image that pushes you out of your comfort zone and forces you to see and shoot in a new way. Consider texture, color, graphic shapes, and movement your tools when you’re creating your image.

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When you photograph UV light, you aren’t actually photographing the light, but instead the light’s effects on objects (the objects actually emit light, reacting ...

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