Lighting has the power to transform any photograph, but good lighting often doesn’t come by chance. The good news is it only takes a little practice and some simple gear to work natural or artificial light to your advantage. Check out our tips for dealing with some of the most common lighting challenges.
Exploding pizzas, high-end restaurants, challenging ambient light. It’s all bread and butter to Nadine Shaw, Nikon ambassador and one of Brisbane’s leading professional food photographers. Nadine shares insight into her work and industry, plus technical and career advice for aspiring food photographers.
While ambient light can look extraordinary, it’s not always easy (or possible) to tame or predict. Understanding how flash and continuous lighting work will help you decide which option/s will best achieve the shot or clip you’re after.