The term ‘hard light’ refers to the bright, direct light the daytime sun provides, particularly between the hours of noon and early afternoon. While we’re often counseled–with good reason–to shy away from shooting in hard light, there are some instances that would benefit from the intensity of this form of available light.
So, I thought it was time to teach myself a lesson-armed with camera in hand, and full sun above….we ventured out for a day of antique hunting!…here is my interpretation of hard light at high noon….
Next up in our circle is Justine. She is incredibly talented! Please take a look at her interpretation of Hard Light and continue through the rest of the journey.