Top 10 Camera Tips For Becoming a Better Photographer

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Dogs at dusk.  Wonderful colors.  Image courtesy of mayhem on flickr.
Dogs at dusk. Wonderful colors. Image courtesy of mayhem on Flickr.

When it comes to good lighting, shade is your friend – When I’m photographing people, I always seek shade. Shade provides even, diffused light, regardless of the weather, which is why seeking its cover is a good lighting strategy. I like to use alleys or the shadows of tall buildings.

Even on a sunny day this alley provided me perfectly balanced light.
Even on a sunny day this alley provided me perfectly balanced light.