Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Highlight And Shadow

Light And Shadow On Mount McDonald

I try to pay attention to light and shadow wherever I go. The interplay between the two is essential to good photography.

Mountain Face

Highlight areas attract the eye. Shadow areas enhance the contrast between high and low light sections.

 Ross Peak and Avalanche Path

Even with subtle changes in tones bits of sunlit areas can have a dramatic effect. The eye is still drawn to the brightness.

 Last Light By The Cut

The addition of colored light creates more contrasts. The color is more attractive to the eye and draws you in to it. Do your images have highlights and shadow? Can you bring more contrasts into your compositions?

In the best light…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s