Tag: light and color

Using Compositional Elements

Every photograph is built from the elements the photographer sees through their lens.  On the surface, it is a subject like the ocean, bird or person.  Beyond the obvious, our photographs consist of lines, patterns, shapes, color, textures and more.  What goes into our… Continue Reading “Using Compositional Elements”

Quality of Light – Part 2

Indoor and outdoor light have different temperatures.  Our eyes automatically adjust to the difference in color, but our camera needs to be adjusted.  The different types of light include Daylight, Incandescent or Tungsten and Florescent.  With film, the type of film had to be changed between… Continue Reading “Quality of Light – Part 2”

Wildlife and Lighting

From birds to mammals, the lighting is very important for a good photograph.  Light in the eyes gives a depth to the eyes, and attracts the viewer.  It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, and it is one of… Continue Reading “Wildlife and Lighting”

Photographing at Dusk

Dusk is the time of day when the sunset is most brilliant.  It is the time many animals and some birds come out to hunt and feed.  Modern digital cameras offer us choices in exposure and flash to make the most of these opportunities.… Continue Reading “Photographing at Dusk”

Nature’s Light & Time of Day

Daylight changes through-out the day.  The harshest light is mid-day, where the sunlight travels through less atmosphere.  The warmest light is in the morning or evening.  The photography shown here was taken in the evening, as the sun was setting. The orange and pink… Continue Reading “Nature’s Light & Time of Day”

Small Things in a Big Way. . .

Macro is taking something very tiny, and composing a complete photographic image from the subject.  I love macro.  It helps change my perspective of all the “big” things that I photograph, such as birds, people, landscapes and. . . Macros are mini landscapes.  The… Continue Reading “Small Things in a Big Way. . .”

Quality of Light

The quality of light will affect the colors in a photograph.  Our eyes adapt to the light without us knowing it.  We see sunlight and artificial light as similar, when they are very different on the color spectrum. Our cameras are programmed to see light… Continue Reading “Quality of Light”

Using Light in Composition

Light. . .without light, there is not a photograph.  With light, there is a photograph.  Using light within you composition can create a breath taking photographic image. Sometimes, it’s simply luck.  This photo was taken from Arches NP on one of the roads.  It was… Continue Reading “Using Light in Composition”

It’s All About the Light

The light makes or breaks a photograph, along with good composition.  You can have the greatest composition, but if the light is wrong the photograph doesn’t turn out well. This photo was taken on a sunny spring day. The top photo is taken during… Continue Reading “It’s All About the Light”

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