I’ve always preferred shooting using natural light, I’ll use studio lighting or flash if I absolutely have to. In the old days, this resulted in many under-exposed frames. But nowadays with camera’s being so light sensitive and being able to use a higher ISO without too much grain, it’s much easier and the results can be stunning. The picture above was taken on Clifton beach after sunset. It was dark already and I didn’t plan it. I was leaving when this woman appeared an
“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes.
But when you photograph people in black and white,
you photograph their souls!”
Ted Grant My very first formal photographic training was in black and white. Greyscale, dodging and burning were things I learned early on and that old-school technical training still comes in handy, even when I shoot in colour. A few observations about black and white: It often really helps to simplify the picture and highlig