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.
About the authorErfon Elijah is the producer and host of The CultCast, a photographer, and the founder of the Seattle indie brand Might Tees. When not designing graphic tees or recording podcasts, you’ll find him on Xbox Live hunting Modern Warfare 3 foes like the Predator. Here are his tweets...