Nov 12, 2022
Pay more attention to interesting lighting.
The glow of a single candle that illuminates even the darkest of rooms. Or beams of sunlight through the canopy.
Light gives life to every being on the planet. It defines the beauty of every mountain, valley, and cove. It stimulates the mind—how it diffuses through a room or scatters through a raindrop into all the colours of the rainbow.
First light on the mountains marks the start of a clear and beautiful day.
The most important photography advice is:
We observe not a subject but the way light reflects across it
James Turrell is perhaps my favourite artist of all time. His work is centred on the so-called materiality of light.
In your home
Light defines a space. Maximize what you have—sunlight is best.
Good lighting makes life better. Don’t live in darkness.
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