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How Light Creates Emotion in Photography

At the end of the day, there’s only one reason why people like good photos. It’s a simple concept, really, but it also forms the foundation for all of photography. Emotion. For a photo to succeed, it has to resonate … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Shoot More Effectively Using Natural Light

As with many photographers, being able to manipulate natural light is essential for the images I produce. Whether I’m close to home, walking through the Parisian boulevards, or exploring entirely new places, my favorite activity is chasing and framing the … Continue reading

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Find beautiful light to create dramatic still life and macro images

It’s something we hear all the time but can’t be emphasized enough – light is everything. Good lighting not only illuminates the subject in the image but also draws our eye to where we want the viewer to focus. Learning … Continue reading

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How to easily adjust your exposure settings in changing light

As an on-location, natural light photographer, I shoot in various lighting situations. Most of the time during my sessions, the lighting will change as the sun hides behind the clouds, cloud coverage disappears, and storms begin to roll in. I’m … Continue reading

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Is the light low? Keep your pictures brighter with these 4 tips

As a lifestyle family and newborn photographer based in San Francisco, I often find myself in homes or hospital rooms with one tiny window or on a ground floor with little natural light. In fact, I lived in a studio … Continue reading

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