Tag Archives: Lighting

How to edit photos taken in less than ideal lighting

When it comes to post-processing, tricky lighting doesn’t have to be something to shy away from. Great moments happen regardless of the ‘optimal’ environment, and especially within documentary photography, we should learn to embrace all of it. However, before approaching … Continue reading

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What is Rembrandt lighting and how to get it with one window

You know it but it’s worth restating – light is extremely important in photography. In fact, using light creatively may be the most important difference between a snapshot and a purposeful, well-thought-out photograph. A great way to learn how to … Continue reading

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The Best Lighting Modifier That No One Knows About

It’s not very often anymore, where I look at a photo and think “How did they do that?”. That’s not a comment to boast or bolster, cause more often than not, I miss that feeling of wonderment – I’ve just … Continue reading

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When and how to use these 8 types of photography lighting

Even as a little girl, long before I had an interest in photography, I enjoyed watching the sunlight fall on the earth and the structures inhabiting it. My favorite was the light after a thunderstorm and how it illuminated the … Continue reading

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Three FREE Videos to Help Fine-Tune Your Lighting Game 

by Skip Cohen I’ve spent a lot of time over the years hanging out with Matthew Jordan Smith. He’s an artist, a writer, an educator and especially a good friend, but this new “gift” he’s sharing is all about education. … Continue reading

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