A part of being a self-taught photographer is spending a good amount of time watching YouTube tutorials on photography. I watch everything from shooting techniques to editing. Some tips I came across included playing with light. If you’ve followed my photography, I’ve done shoots with fairy lights before. But a few weeks ago I purchased a prism. When held in front of the lens, it can make for some neat effects. Couple that with a CD and a cleverly placed flashlight, and you get some fun lighting.
So when I was working on my Perfect shoot with Airi, I brought my prism and CD to try and use them for the first time. And what came straight out of camera was amazing. A few adjustments later, and you have nothing short of magical.
As with any shoot, I will always wish I could’ve done more. More poses, more angles, different directions of light, etc. And with any shoot, I’m also content with what I was able to capture and what I learned.
Continue to grow. Continue to create.