08 Dec Lighting 103: Becoming More Intuitive with Color

Source: Strobist.com

Abstract: Even an on-camera flash grab shot can be elevated by an intuitive understanding of light and color.

As your understanding of light and color grows, how does it affect your daily shooting? Like most things that seem complex at first, color pretty quickly becomes a secondary thought process, just like tying your shoes.

I just had the above archive photo picked up by a nonprofit, to promote children’s books. Looking at it, I’m reminded that creating a natural looking color need not be complicated at all.

This was a little more than a snapshot, done with on-camera flash, and no gels. And the thought process behind the light is a good example of how you’ll start to see and control color, even if you’re just grabbing a snapshot. Read more »

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