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A simple journal of my thoughts on photography and the process of making work.

Studio vs. Natural light

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studio light versus natural light I have a tendency to find my light. I guess I have a "look" but it never seems to get in the way and feel too heavy handed. Sometimes, my clients cannot tell the difference between studio and natural light because I will try and shape both to feel the same if I am going for something specific. I feel like actors have an idea of what "studio" light looks like because they had shots once by a photographer that had no idea how to light and the shots fell flat. They will generally prefer "natural" light because the good shots they did get were out side where it is much easier to shoot...in theory. I can make indoors look like outdoors and outdoors look like indoors. It is about the look. Once you decide on the mood and tone of a shot then you communicate that with light. You need to know what you are cooking before you start adding ingredients. I'm a foodie.