2 Light Dynamics and the Portrait


Joyce Wilson said of this image, “I had just finished with the assignment when the light from the setting sun caught my eye. With the atmosphere and the girl’s dress, there was the feeling of a fairy tale. But it was the light that caught my attention. To maintain the vision, I needed to capture the flare.”© Joyce Wilson (Courtesy of the artist)

LD... Light Dynamics

The approach we have chosen is to deal with LD, or light dynamics, rather than present single solutions or methods to make specific portraits. Taking this point of view allows us to discuss both the physical realities of light and its effects on the ...

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