Work with window light Natural Light


show more Working with window light provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Erin Manning as part of the Up and Running with Lighting: Natural Light show less
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Working with window light

Ha, this looks nice. Got some great window light here. I think you're going to look fab in your red shirt next to this window. How about like right in there. That looks pretty good. Okay, may be get close to the window. That looks nice. Let's see. Window light has been a source of inspiration for traditional artists for centuries. When they painted portraits of people. Still life images, and the interiors of magnificent works of architecture. The quality of window light I'm referring to is the soft, indirect light that comes in through a window during the middle of the day. This is different from the hard, direct light that can also come through a window.

Direct light can be just as unflattering indoors as outdoors. I positioned Josh near a frosted window in a hallway, and the soft light enveloped his face, producing a soft side light that resulted in a portrait with dimension and form. I experimented with angle and distance, and because it wasn't too brig...

Working with window light
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Working with window light provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Erin Manning as part of the Up and Running with Lighting: Natural Light

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