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Baby, it’s COLD outside? 2 Tips for using Natural Light in your home. Tuesday Tips!

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:

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Shoot with the window in front of you for more hazy shots like this:

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Shoot with the window to the side of you for more dramatic shots like this:

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#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!

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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!

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