My week in Maine opened my eyes to seeing in a slightly different way
Greg spoke of "motivating the practical" and walked us through his process of combining the ambient light with strobed lights. LIGHT being the most important part of the photograph. I feel like I'm the photographer that puts EMOTION first with the light being secondary. Going forward I will be shifting gears to see the light.
It was a thoughtful process ~ slowed down to think through his ideas ~ not an exact science
I stored away so many ideas and thoughts to practice on my own. The first being a trip to this old fort/jail with my friend Cathy. Making pictures is fun but I'm learning the "process" is enjoyable as well ~ frustrating at times ~ but without a doubt always enjoyable.
Set out to practice what I've learned in my recent workshop on LIGHT with Gregory Heisler.
My girlfriend Cathy was excited to hear about what I had learned over my week in Maine ~ and I was excited to share.
So we ventured to an old fort and set up some lights. Mixing the ambient light in with strobes in a way to "motivate the practical" within the scene. Windows and doors and wonderful color ~ setting the mood with light.
After we packed away the strobes I took a bit a time with the natural light and beauty in the window
I enjoy both results.
Different looks for sure ~
no matter what I always walk away with a nugget of knowledge and the journey is ongoing…..