Mastering Light in Landscape Photography
Light. Without it, photography simply doesn’t exist. Light in Landscape Photography is the most important element in creating an image. Stunning landscape photographs are captured by shooting at a location at the right time in the right light.
Compared to other genres of photography that can control lighting situations, landscape photography can be quite challenging because a landscape photography has no control over the luminescence from the sky. For that reason, the most inspirational and accomplished nature and landscape photographers study this topic in great detail. They know that to be successful one must learn to work with the environmental conditions which Mother Nature provides.
While there are myths of bad light, the truth is that there is no bad lighting. There are simply photographers who are unsure how to approach the light in that situation. In our articles and tutorials, our photographers have shared their knowledge on how different lighting impacts the environment. Our professionals cover all of the various types of lighting scenarios. We have articles on all different types lighting situations, from reflected, overcast, low, direct, back, blue hour, to golden hour, and so many more.
By learning how light interacts with the environment, a photographer can envision the type of image he or she wishes to capture. Empowered by this understanding, one can use things such as composition, equipment, and camera settings to create that jaw-dropping photograph. In truth, you can never truly know for sure what Mother Nature has in store. However, with a bit of research and knowledge, you will be prepared to make the best photograph as well as improve your chances to be at the right location at the right time in the right light. Enjoy these articles from our professionals packed with their glowing secrets and lessons learned on luminosity.