Jane Allan, Author at The Lens Lounge

Jane Allan

Jane is the founder of The Lens Lounge and a professional portrait photographer living on the “sunny” south coast of England. Obsessed with light and composition. Will put her camera down to go landsailing.

Outdoor portrait using ambient light in photography

Ambient light in photography – what is it and how do you use it?

The answer to the question “What is ambient light in photography?” is very straight forward – it’s whatever light is already lighting the scene before the photographer arrived and started adding light. But if you want a more of a specific answer: Sunlight is ambient light.Street lighting is ambient light.Candle light is ambient light.House lights …

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