We’ve found that photographing in harsh light is allllways photographers #1 concern when it comes to a 2 pm first look, or wide open midday session. So don’t worry – You’re not alone. And I used to panic, too!
First look at three in the afternoon? Forget about it. That used to send me into a complete and utter doom spiral–I needed golden hour or overcast skies to capture images that matched the work my clients booked me for. Are you in the same boat?
Cut to today–I live for midday lighting. Give me all the harsh light you can, Mother Nature.
I’m bored at golden hour, and I look for any chance I can to introduce harsh light back into my client’s galleries. It’s time for you to do the same–you’ll be a better photographer because of it!
Ready to learn more about how to shoot in harsh light? Snag our one of our best selling courses – the Harsh Light Masterclass – for only $99 instead of $555!
photography: Eden Strader // venue name: Dos Pueblos Ranch, Santa Barbara, California, USA // event design: Wild Heart Events // planning: Wild Heart Events // florals: Wild Muse Floral // wedding dress: Immacle Novias // hairpiece: So De Mel for Accessories // hair stylist: Blushing Beauty // makeup artist: Blushing Beauty // videography: I Heart My Groom // tabletop rentals: Borrowed Blu // furniture rentals: Elan Event Rentals // specialty rentals: Bella Vista Designs // models: Hello Gorgeous
I’m Eden - a destination wedding photographer turned business coach, now leading creative entrepreneurs in building a life of artistic growth, wealth, and freedom.
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