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Quick Tips on Lighting


When photographing anything, make sure there is light on the subject. If not, you can add a light source or a fill card that bounced light onto your subject.


When photographing scenes outdoors, try to position the sun coming in over your right or left shoulder.


Digital cameras don’t like bright sun light and high contrast. Try to avoid high noon sun and shoot on cloudy days or in shade.

The best time to take photographs is in early morning or late afternoon.

If you use a flash, know the range of the flash.

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