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How form in photography brings subjects to life

How form in photography brings subjects to life

Form in photography is where light and shape collide to create images with depth and what I like to think of as touchability. Form makes an image lifelike, so the photo stands out, because the viewer feels that they can reach in and touch the person or object. To...

When to use spot metering?

When to use spot metering?

It would be easy to say use spot metering most of the time in portrait photography, but that’s not particularly helpful. You need to know: why spot metering is a good choice when it’s the only suitable metering mode to use the two times spot metering is not ideal What...

Focus modes and drive modes – the differences

Focus modes and drive modes – the differences

Focus is a very big subject in photography and one that confuses a lot of new and even intermediate photographers. One of the confusing factors is the difference between focus modes and drive modes, or release modes (depending on the camera brand you use). The first...

Rembrandt lighting – what is it and how is it set up?

Rembrandt lighting – what is it and how is it set up?

We all know that to create a shadow you simply put something in front of a light. That’s all you’re doing with Rembrandt lighting in portrait photography. You’re putting a nose in front of the light and then moving the light to adjust the shadow, or moving your...

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