High Contrast Lighting While Shooting Outside

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High contrast lighting is always a problem for even the best of photographers. World renowned photographer, Jim Zuckerman, visits a classic cemetery in Massachusetts for tips on how to turn high contrast into a plus.

In composing a wide angle image of gravestones, Jim uses a tree to block the sun, which solves the high contrast problem. You will learn that shooting in high contrast lighting creates beautiful backlit photographs, why underexposing can reduce contrast and create dramatic shadows, and how an extreme wide angle lens can create an appealing image.

Join pro photographer, Jim Zuckerman, on sunny day as he shows you how to handle the problem of high contrast lighting.



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