Browsing: natural light

Inspiring Photos "RM 2-091" by Gary Heller

Light can be used to tell a story, but understanding how best to capture it in a photograph requires us to understand exactly how light behaves. Hint: It’s not always obvious. To help us illustrate a great way to use light in a photograph, we are featuring a photo, “RM 2-091” by Gary Heller, who’s work inspires us.


It’s fun to break the rules on principal alone. But sometimes it yields more interesting results. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with natural light. In this article, we cover some areas where you can break some of these rules and get great portraits as a result.

Inspiring Photos "Chestnut Glow" by Steve Ives

Steve Ives shakes things up with “Chestnut Glow”, an interesting and mesmerizing photo taken in an otherwise uninteresting location. The difference is the light from the sun, captured at just the right moment, rendering the scene beautiful and captivating. Steve’s photo is featured to demonstrate just how powerful and beautiful light can truly be.

Inspiring Photos

Simplicity and quality of light are the reasons for sharing this shot by David Clark, “Summer Chair”, from the Shutter Photo on Flickr. But why is this photograph able to teach us so much? Read on to see the complete photograph and learn everything you can from it.