It’s hard to make it any more simple than the way Lindsay Adler breaks down the basic principles of light in this quick YouTube clip she made in collaboration with CreativeLive. Join the professional photographer as she discusses three of the most fundamental aspects of lighting: direction, quality, and intensity.
Obviously, you can’t learn everything there is to know about light in a sub 5-minute clip, but Adler does a great job of explaining the important stuff, which should give you some new tools to use when you’re out there practicing your craft. At the very least, it will get your wheels turning and provide some inspiration for experimentation. [Read more…]