Feeling inspired to run outside and photograph in that beautiful Natural Light? No? Well then, let’s give you a boost on shooting in your own home with your toasty heater running.
#1: Consume the window light!
There is no doubt that windows create the best photos in the everyday home. Here are a few tips you can use to really maximize that light
Shoot with a window behind you for crisp, vibrant shots like this:
Shoot with the window in front of you for more hazy shots like this:
Shoot with the window to the side of you for more dramatic shots like this:
#2: Turn off the lights.
Fluorescent lights are bad. Always. Even if you have got beautiful window light making your shots look so lovely – those fluorescent lights will cast a yucky yellow tone in the image. See the yellow color cast on this precious shot? Consider a black and white edit in post-processing if you forgot to turn those lights off!
And, just in case you need a humorous reminder of how POWERFUL Mother Nature can be…
Presenting…People Vs. Winter
It’s easy for me to laugh as I walk in short sleeves here in Phoenix, Arizona. Happy Tuesday!