Learn how to use light to create a mood or atmosphere, define a shape or a form, and bring out details in your photographs.
Learn About the Color of Light 26
Measure and Correct Light for Color 28
Photograph in Varied Lighting 30
Use a Flash 32
You can use the qualities of light to set the mood and to influence a viewer's emotional response to the picture. You can also use light to reveal or partially hide the subject's shape, form, texture, and detail, or use light to show colors in the scene as vibrant or subdued.
Light and Color
All colors within the color spectrum are contained in visible ...