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How To Take Good Photos

Light: Source

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  • Lighting from the side produces more interesting shapes and structures.
  • If you are standing between your light source (for example the sun) and your subject (the thing you are photographing) then details could be lost in the shadows.
  • Standing between your light source and your subject can create some interesting visual effects, but it is tricky to get right.
  • The best times for side lighting are at the beginning and end of the day.

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