Looks Like Daylight


This scene is lit by just one light and a fill card.ISO 100, 1/125 sec, f/8, 50mm lens on Canon DSLRFood Stylist: William Smith, Prop Stylist: Nora Fink

Assignment Five: Natural Light with Flash

I was having lunch one day at a local restaurant, and with a new DSLR at my side I couldn’t resist photographing my meal. After taking a few shots of my plate, I noticed something interesting. I reviewed the images on the tiny LCD screen. I really liked what I saw, especially the lighting. What was it about this light that was so appealing? I had purposely sat near the window at the restaurant, but as I studied my surroundings I realized ...

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