Recently I took a trip to Thailand. I was hoping to come back with many photos, some of which I would use for stock. One of the challenges I encountered was harsh light. When on holiday you can't see everything on your list around sunrise or sunset. You can always count on being somewhere special when the sun is overhead and just plain harsh.
While I made it possible to be at some amazing places to catch the glorious light of the sunset, I was more often finding myself somewhere great with the sun right over my head.
Harsh light almost always means dark shadows mixed with blown highlights. Many people will just say go indoors or look for details during mid day, but I say let the shutter click where ever you want when ever you want. I was visiting... [ Read more...