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Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them by Erik Valind, Lindsay Adler

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Chapter Ten. Overcast Day

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Eventually, we all face a drab, overcast day during a shoot. Although many photographers cringe at the thought, these seemingly adverse conditions often present great opportunities, like high-impact backgrounds! For example, Lindsay created Figure 10.1 on an overcast day. The detail in the clouds is what made for an eye-catching image.

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Figure 10.1. By shooting on a cloudy day or with bad weather, you can make use of the added sky detail to create drama in your images. This dramatic cloud image was created during one of ...

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