Learn to use the subtleties of illumination for dramatic landscape images
By Michael Frye
Published December 1, 2007
Updated June 30, 2016
You know the difference between frontlight, sidelight and backlight. You’ve heard about the need to capture the "magic hours" around sunrise and sunset. But to master light, the essence of photography, you have to move beyond these basics and learn the nuances—the subtleties that can make a dull image brilliant.
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