Light is Language
5 Photo Tips & Advice from Joe McNally
Mastering the art of light is one of the most critical steps in order to become a successful photographer. But often times, the most important thing to do, is the hardest to master. But don’t worry. Watch AYP Show’s new video, featuring 5-quick photo tips & advice from photographer Joe McNally. McNally talks about how light is its own language and how it can move us forward in a photograph.
Tips & Advice for how to use light as a language:
- Light can be used to describe your subject, embellish or elaborate a scene
- Too many photographers are scared of light
- Flash and natural light can be hard to work with at first, but don’t worry…
- You’ll know good light when you see it.
- Don’t be afraid to wander around and try new things with light.
- A well lit photo has a bigger impact on the viewer.
- Good lighting makes the photo more visceral for those who weren’t there.
- Great lighting makes the viewer wish they were there.
- If the quality of lighting is poor, it can reduce a beautiful scene to just average.
- Light can take you forward.
You can check out Joe’s books as well >>here.