Working with artificial light: first impressions and 9 lessons.

After years of shooting in natural light, I’ve finally taken the plunge. Last week, I bought a flash light, a wireless flash trigger, a mounting bracket and some batteries. I’m repurposing an old, unused soft box. I’m bringing a light stand (also old). But I’m bringing a new attitude. I feel ready.

In this post I am sharing my first impressions and 9 lessons I learnt in the first few hours of working with artificial light.

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How to get started with image editing (post processing)

If you are in the earlier stages of your photographic journey, it’s possible that you are still struggling to find your style/preference. Your ideas are likely dictated by popular trends and/or your favourite photographers. That’s okay. You may be having a hard time figuring out what kind of editing style would work best for your project or subject. That’s okay too. Here are some questions you can ask yourself to get you started. By no means are these going to give you all the answers you need, but at least this exercise will give you a set of goals to which you can align your editing process.

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Photocue – online Photography practice app by Boiledbeanstudio

Over 1500 unique set of constraints for you to practice!! And it’s free. Try our free online app Photocue today. A constraint-based intentional practice tool designed with love at Boiledbeanstudio. For photographers like you.

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