When on set for a shoot, there’s a little secret weapon I always like to have on hand with me – a light meter. You may be asking, ‘Why on earth would I want to use a light meter when my camera already has a light meter?’ Well, the difference here is that a camera measures reflective light while the light meter measures the light hitting your subject. Using a dedicated light meter allows you to take a reading off your subject, and with that allows for a more accurate […]
There are many genres of photography to explore in the world. Traditional genres such as portraiture, landscape, still life, and macro photography all follow a basic set of rules and principles that must be adhered to for technically proficient results.
There are some photographic genres that defy the static rules of photography. Light painting is just such a genre!