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Mastering the Model Shoot: Everything a Photographer Needs to Know Before, During, and After the Shoot by Frank Doorhof

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Chapter Six. Using Natural Light

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Light. It’s the magic ingredient. Everyone has an opinion about what the “perfect” light is. For me, it’s a bit different. Light is a tool you use to paint the picture you want. It’s not for nothing that photography actually means “painting with light.” As soon as you realize this, you also begin to understand that to really start photographing, you have to start with controlling and understanding your lights. In this book, you’ll find the most complete guide to model photography I could think of in terms of inspiration, props, getting the basics right, and more. However, as long as you’re “blocked” by the idea ...

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