Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Natural Light Portraiture


Maggie And Anne

I stopped by to visit one of my aunts (Margaret left) and another aunt (Anne right) was visiting her.  My Dad had five sisters and I haven’t kept touch with all of them really well. It was the first time that I’d seen Aunt Anne in a good number of years and I knew that I had to take a picture of both of them. There was a lovely soft light coming in from the north windows. Instead of lining them up outside, I had them sit together in that great light. There was enough ambient light in the room to keep the side lighting from throwing the faces into darkness.

A few seconds of examining the available light can help turn snapshots into portraits.

In the best light…

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One response

  1. What beautiful ladies! Thank you for sharing them with us. Beautiful photo too!

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    July 6, 2011 at 14:11

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