Thursday, November 4, 2010

Quick Digital Imaging Tip 28/101: See The Light

This is tip #28 of 101 digital imaging tips I plan to post here over the next few months. Stay tuned.

Today's tip: See the light!

Photography is all about the light.

We need to see . . .

1) The contrast range in the scene.
2) The direction of light.
3) The quality of light.
4) The color of light.

We need see the light, we can better determine:
1) The best in-camera exposure.
2) If we need to control the light (with a flash, diffuser or reflector).
3) How much digital darkroom work may be needed.

Explore the light,
Rick

P.S. For more on lighting, see my app, 24/7 Photo Buffet.

1 comment:

Loyce said...

Hi Rick,

Let me first say that I love your work and your willingness to help us. Your ability to see the light is amazing.

Will you be making an Android app for 24/7 Photo Buffet in the near future?