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What is Flat Light?

In Photo Basics by Matt Gavin4 Comments

The Lighting Looks so Flat!!! What is Flat Light? Photographers love using language which is alien to the rest of the normal world.  It’s our secret code that only we know in order to make sure the ‘outsiders’ really don’t know what going on.  Ok, so we are not really that bad, and its probably not deliberate, …

FUNdamentals of soft light for portrait photography

In Portrait by Jim Harmer15 Comments

When you start talking about teaching the fundamentals of anything, people tune out.  I’m hoping I got you here with the whole FUNdamentals thing.  Seriously, this post is gonna be a lot of fun (no, not really). Soft light vs. Hard light We’ve all heard people use these terms and many of us probably know …