Beautiful natural light is a photographer’s dream. It can quickly take any shot from ordinary to extraordinary when captured the right way. A simple subject can become illuminated in a such way that the photo appears magical.
Last weekend, I had the great opportunity to take a photography class focusing on embracing natural light. We met in Boston along the Charles River at 7:30 am . . . early enough to take advantage of the morning glow. Our assignment: capture the light in all its forms.
Such as a spotlight:
And as a back light:
And as a focus light:
And how light reacts with water:
And, lastly, how sometimes just a sliver of light can make such a statement:
It was so much fun strolling around Boston, with no rush at all. I loved having the time to truly be in the moment. Going slow enabled me to use natural light in many different and creative ways, and to see things I have never noticed before.
And the “local” support was much enjoyed:
Can’t wait until my next class . . . 🙂