Every portrait photographer seems to dread sunlight like it’s the devil. Why? Well, partly because it can be extremely un-flattering, but also partly because most photographers just don’t have a sure-fire method for using sunlight to get consistently acceptable results. Heck, if you can overcome the fear of harsh sunlight, sometimes a little touch of sun can make an image look even better than soft (but dull) shade!
In this video, we’ll cover basic tips on how to get consistent, flattering yet vibrant and dramatic portraits in almost any environment using a touch of sun for backlighting.