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Lighting for Photography

Photography Lighting Techniques

Coping with light, sunlight, overcast days, flash, fill in flash, studio lights, the Inverse Square Law.

Although I have divided the subject up into different categories, the lighting you 'find' and the lighting you create for yourself, it is really the same thing.

You need to manipulate the scene to create the effect you want, this might mean moving a light on a stand or moving your subject relative to the sun, or waiting for a better time of day to get the effect you want.

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