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Picture Perfect Lighting by Roberto Valenzuela

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CHAPTER 5

EXPLORING THE 10 CIRCUMSTANTIAL LIGHT ELEMENTS

Chapter 4 acquainted you with the remarkable photographic potential and rewards of mastering circumstantial light. That chapter also discussed how a photographer can manipulate circumstantial light to create light modifiers using objects in the environment in combination with the sun or another main light source. This chapter will demonstrate how the ability to read circumstantial light allows the photographer to take striking photographs with or without expensive lighting equipment or assistants. It doesn’t matter whatsoever if light bounces off either an expensive light modifier or a brick ...

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