Taking Better Photos – Learning Lighting

Photography is all about capturing light.  It is important to understand lighting to be able to capture beautiful photos. Whether it is artificial light or natural light and/or a combination of both, you need to understand how the lighting effects the scene and how to control it.

Three things to learn about is how the harshness or softness of light can effect the image.  Also, how the direction of the light is import and how the color of the light can affect the mood of the photo.

Practice taking photos with different lighting so you can really see the difference and determine what is pleasing to you.