Finding Soft Light in Outdoor Photography

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Soft light in photography can be beautiful. Every photographer loves to shoot in soft light for ideal exposures. In New England’s autumn, professional shooter, Jim Zuckerman, uses his telephoto lens to create a soft light image.

Jim finds a wonderful photo opportunity, an historic stone wall under spreading tree branches. Avoiding bright spots of sunlight in favor of the soft light of shade, he frames the stones with newly fallen leaves as the foreground. Result? He creates a lovely autumn image.

Join pro photographer, Jim Zuckerman, in New England’s fall foliage for tips on how to shoot your own images in soft light.

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