Shooting when the light is flat


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Shooting when the light is flat

As photographers we're always on the lookout for good light. And we usually define good light as being the light of the early morning and the late afternoon. That is, light that comes in at an extreme angle. It's got a color to it and it produces lots of contrast. And I know that if you've watched many of my videos, I'm very guilty of saying, oh, you know, good light is light that's giving you shadows and texture and things like that. Does that mean that when the light goes totally flat like it is now there's nothing I can do with my camera? It's flat right now because it's twilight. But it might just as easily be flat right now because it was the middle of the day and overcast.

Do I just have to stay inside and not use my camera? No! I can come outside and look for subject matter that works very well in flat light. And I would suggest one of the first places to start looking is interesting texture. I've got these roots of this tree here, which are really wonderfully ...

Shooting when the light is flat
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