Uneven Light

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I used to hate uneven light. I felt like I was shooting incorrectly if I allowed shadows to exist in my photographs. But then, something always felt flat, wrong with my images.

And then I realized that I don’t like even like. I like shadows. I like light that feels dynamic.

Light that has shadows feels natural. Light that has no shadows feels fake.

There is a time and a place for even light, I know that. But mostly, I think that the way you light something should feel like the place you are trying to recreate, and it should tell a story and show emotion.

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