lighting on location

Mark Galer

essential skills

~     Change the character and mood of subject matter using lighting.

~     Develop an awareness of overall subject contrast and how this is translated by the capture medium.

~     Develop skills in controlling introduced lighting on location.

~     Develop ideas - produce research in your Visual Diary looking at a broad range of fill and flash lighting techniques.

~     Produce photographic images demonstrating how lighting techniques control communication.


The lighting in a particular location at any given time may not be conducive to the effect the photographer wishes to capture and the mood they wish to communicate. In these instances the photographer has to introduce additional ...

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