Category Archives: Lighting

Digital Darkroom Class, Adobe Photoshop Elements


Intro to the Digital Darkroom  (7, 8, & 10 Feb 13) Norfolk Botanical Gardens Instructor – Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Limited class size for personalized instruction – maximum 10 students Dates: Thu & Fri, 7 AND 8 Feb 2013 (Time: 6:30-9:30 PM) Sun, 10 Feb 2013 (Time: 1:00–4:00 PM) Description: In this…  
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Silver Linings – Surprise Photo Opportunities


Weather forecasts on the barrier islands along the Mid-Atlantic coast seem to be wrong as often as they are correct, perhaps due to the influence of the ocean and surrounding water.  This proved to be true this December when I was visiting the Outer Banks where I will be conducting…  
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The Magic of the Sea at Dawn and the Rhythm of the Waves



Using Backlighting with Digital Photography: A Tutorial


Effective uses of backlighting with digital photography.  Samples follow: rim/hair lighting, emphasize translucence, & create a silhouette. Rim/hair light – when light traces the outline of the subject. Translucence – light passes through part of subject such as a bird’s feathers, fabric or water. Silhouette – high contrast.  Subject is…  
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