6 Photography Lighting Tricks Everyone Needs to Know

dramatic_lighting_outsideAsk any professional photographer what the key to great photos is, and you are guaranteed to hear: “Lighting.” Proper lighting separates awful photos from good ones, and it elevates good photos to outstanding.

Up the quality of your photos by following these 6 photography lighting tricks that everyone needs to know:

Look for broad light


Broad light is soft and reduces shadows and harsh contrast. It hits your subject from many angles and illuminates a scene. Think of broad light as indirect light flooding through a big window. (Narrow light, on the other hand, is really harsh – think of a spotlight on a stage.)
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