First and foremost, set aside all of the new image enhancing software programs and new photography gadgets you may have purchased in the hopes of achieving the photo quality you saw on their website. Here’s a little secret: yes, those images are wonderful, but they’re produced by professionals who have mastered the study of light. Don’t throw them out! These programs will come in handy, but only after you learn the basics of photography’s relationship with light.
In this brief introductory lesson, I'll show you how a few simple basics on light can really enhance how you approach your photography.