Tag Archives: light

Learning to See … Part 1

Intro Every time I go out with a camera I have a child like scene of excitement. I hope to discover something or be inspired to take new photos. I don’t just want to clip off any old image I … Continue reading

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Understanding light in photography Part 1: Inverse Square law

Intro When you are lighting a subject it is important to understand how moving your light source will affect your subject. A while ago I wrote a bout the relative size of a light source in comparison to the subject … Continue reading

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BIG LIGHT little light (Part 2)

Are you hard enough or a big softy? The words soft or hard light often make those new to photography think that it refers to how bright or dim the light source is.  What it actually refers to is whether … Continue reading

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BIG LIGHT little light (Part 1)

Flash and Lighting I have written  a bit about flash before (see links at bottom) but people on the Alpha flickr group wanted to know some more. So I’m just going to start blabbering and see where this goes :). … Continue reading

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Light and Filters (Part 3.1 … Polarising fliter)

A Pol filer (Polarising/Polarizing filter) is probably the one filter everyone should own. A pol filter will filter light waves travelling in a specific direction.  To understand how it works you need to understand how light works. This is a … Continue reading

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