An Introduction of Light

Photography is a trick of light crafted to create the illusion desired.  It depends on ambient or found light and that introduced light that we use to reflect how we choose to see what we are viewing.  Or, ummm… something like that… 😉

Hall Woods Nature Preserve 04252020

An Introduction of Light
by Michael Doyle

Slowing down the shutter speed
For just the right illumination you need
Brings your own light to the party
And showing the sight you want to see

Crafted into a well spoken definition
Is a gift given in that illumination
Overhead light is a bringer of harshness
Softness from the side is better than starkness

Keeping an eye out for unusual light sources
Can be just the trick of those rushes and courses
Experimenting with the way light plays
Can add more beauty to the captures of your days

A flash of light hits like strobe
Washing things out like a dirty robe
Yet, fill flash requiring some thought
More often gets the photos you've sought

Exposure and dramatic bit of diffusion
Can be used to create beautiful illusion
That controls the shadows brought out to reveal
All of the best of the desired details

Flash is for all times of the day and night
Depending on the need for play and of light
It's about capturing all the depth and intensity
In an attempt to capture the world in its immensity

(c) April 28, 2020  Michael Doyle
All Rights Reserved

White River Valley Scenic Drive 04262020




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