Ep 14: Lighting explained without the need for a science degree

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In this episode, we discuss what you need to know when using the right light for your shots. Whether you’re shooting in daylight, shade, partial cover or indoors, you’ll discover the tips and tricks and will make your images pop. From mood shoots to sunny skies, you’ll learn the steps you need to take to become a lighting pro.

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Show notes

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How light behaves

Just the facts, ma’am.
– Sgt Joe Friday, Dragnet

Simply put…

All light is the same. It just comes in different colors and strengths, just like milk.

The basics of light are the same.

The smaller the light source, the harder the light.

Types of Natural Light

1. Hard sunlight

2. Overcast light
– Overcast
– Moody overcast
– Heavy cloud

3. Early morning light

4. Late Afternoon and sunset

5. Indoor light
– Window light
– Open shade

6. Low light/Rain

My Lighting Rules

The Good the Bad and the Ugly.

Be prepared.

Keep it Simple

Goldilocks protocol – one size doesn’t fit all

Experiment and develop your own signature lighting style.

And your individuality will draw people to you.

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  1. Another great episode. Not just about how to use different lighting options but also why. Gina really imparts her experience and knowledge so that others, like me, can learn to make better photographs.
    Cheers
    Shane

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