Guide Dan Friesen has put together some quick travel photography pointers he’s learned on the go. Here’s one of his quick tips!
The Power of Light!
No environmental variable is more important to good photos than good light.
Generally, light should be shining on, or angled onto, the side of the subject facing you, the photographer. The light will then illuminate the features of the person or monument, etc, you are trying to photograph. Photos taken with the light coming from behind the subject usually throw the features of the person or object into shadow.
Here are a couple photo examples of good light use.
Here are a couple examples of poor lighting.
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