Using the Sun as a Backdrop

In photography, it is common advice when shooting into the sun to have the sun behind the photographer to light the subjects from the front. Yet there are times when breaking this rule can create a unique image with nice shadow or backlit effects. Instead…

Night Photography

When talking to photographers about the best time to take pictures, many will say it’s during the “magic hour.” The magic hour is that time just after sunrise and just before sunset. The sun is just below or above the horizon, and the light is…