The Main Aspects of Lighting
To understand lighting in photography, you first need to understand the four main aspects of light – intensity, angle, quality and temperature.
Intensity of Light
Intensity of light refers to how strong (bright) the light is. Any given light is strongest at the source. As you move away from the source, the intensity of the light decreases. The reason? Although the energy of the light remains the same, as you move away from the source of light, it gets more area to spread. Hence, the intensity reduces.
If you want to control the intensity of light in the picture, you can either adjust the position of the light source or you can move away from it.
Angle of Light
The angle of light refers to where the light is coming from (direction). There are multiple ways you can position your light source or subject to create different effects. This also creates changes in the angle of the lighting thus affecting the final outcome. Also, the angle of lighting controls the shadows. Hence, if you want a pleasing picture that doesn’t look flat, you need to understand the angle of the light.
Quality of Light
The quality of light, which controls the mood of the image, is determined by the size and source of the light. Majorly, there are two types of light quality – hard and soft.
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Photography is not just about capturing the reality of the 3D world we live in. It extends to capturing conceptual images that don’t have an immediate association with the object world as we know it. Abstract photography delves into elements that we often overlook – lines, shapes, textures and colours and creates a realm that we haven’t envisioned hitherto. If you are itching to try something new and creative where there are no boundaries to reality, we highly recommend you give these 7 abstract photography ideas a shot!
7 Composition Tips For Stunning Fashion Photography
Composition is a talent that applies to all types of photography. However, with fashion photography, you must not only focus on your model, but also place a strong emphasis on the fashion element of the image. Clothing, footwear, and handbags are all possibilities. However, one constant in fashion photography is the emphasis on fashion. So, in this article, we’ll discuss composition strategies for creating stunning editorial-style fashion pictures.
The Key Tips for Editorial Fashion Photography
Have you ever looked at a fashion magazine and been blown away by the intense, edgy pictures gracing its cover? The exotic locations, the over the top make-up, the glamorous outfits and the dramatic poses – all the big and small details that rivet your attention and have you poring over each page of the magazine in amazement. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Well, that’s the intrigue of editorial fashion photography!
WHY IS FILLING THE FRAME NECESSARY FOR A BEAUTIFUL COMPOSITION
Filling the frame is essential for effective composition. This is due to the fact that it keeps everything relevant to the picture you are creating. When reviewing their photographs, new photographers are sometimes disappointed. They see details in the photograph that they did not notice when it was taken. This post will show you how to detect superfluous components and what you can do about them before taking a photograph. When creating a photograph, it is critical to be deliberate about how you fill the frame. What you include and remove from your frame reveals how you perceive the world around you. It also determines whether an image is powerful or weak. Capturing images that include irrelevant items reduces the effect of your photographs. A composition with a distinct theme usually has the most effect. Images displaying a variety of unrelated items will not grab a viewer’s attention. Or, at the very least, not for long. Including exactly what you want in a shot that supports your main topic will always result in a better photograph. Filling the frame forces you to consider what you see via your lens more carefully.
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WHAT IS AESTHETIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND HOW TO USE IT?
You’ve probably heard the term “aesthetic photography” bandied about by influencers or other artists. But what does it all mean? At the end of the day, we all want to capture beautiful photographs and have an impact on our viewers in some way. The majority of photography is created to evoke emotion. Photos should make people think, feel, and even question, whether via beauty or thinking. This post will teach you all you need to know about aesthetic photography, or how to make attractive images while maintaining your unique style.
“Perfectionist is my Motivation” Gareth Copley
Gareth Copley is a Getty Images staff sports photographer located in the Potteries. For the past 15 years, he has specialised in cricket photography, working alongside the England cricket team. During that time, he has covered trips to New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the West Indies, India, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, and South Africa. He has also extensively photographed three Ashes tours and the ICC Cricket World Cup along with the Olympic Games, Rugby World Cups, Commonwealth Games, Six Nations, Wimbledon Tennis Championships, World Athletics Championships, Rugby League World Cups, Paralympics, Australian Open tennis, and several International and Champions League football games. His career highlights include Huddersfield Town’s Championship playoff victory in 2017 and the Tour de France’s Grand Depart in 2014.
7 Best Tips to Become a Successful Freelance Photographer
Do you wish to work as a self-employed photographer? Owning a photography business can provide you with a great deal of flexibility and joy, but you might not know where to begin. We’ll reveal our 6 top strategies for being a successful freelance photographer in this article.
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