What exactly does "reading the light" mean?

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kiwi2 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,551
Re: Photograhers capture the light - not the scene

D Lynch wrote:

Tommi K1 wrote:

Photographers specifically captures the scene, mood, story... But cameras captures the light.

Yes but....

Good photographers recognize good light. Landscape? They may return to a scene many times, striving for good photographs.

I have a scene that I have returned to a few times that shows what a big difference different light makes...

Same scene, same photographer, basically the same camera gear... just different light.

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