light and shadows

photography is all about seeing the ordinary but capturing the ordinary so that those who do not normally see it can capture the beauty of a normal moment. light seems like such a very normal and often unnoticed factor of life by everybody, but light when captured in the correct way can tell a story and highlight the focus of a picture at just the correct moment.

light affects the visual qualities of materials with a material like concrete if the light is bright you are able to see the craters and the detail in the concrete a lot clearer with more contrast in the texture, but on the other hand if you have a material like steel the bright lights that reflect off of the surface show its form.

this photograph by matthias heiderich from berlin, this photo showshow light can cause perfection that we may see all the time, but when time is taken and precision is used a perfect photograph can be achieved with a perfect shadow.

this photograph by matthias heiderich from berlin, this photo showshow light can cause perfection that we may see all the time, but when time is taken and precision is used a perfect photograph can be achieved with a perfect shadow.

This photograph of a stairwell in the Bexhill Seaside Pavilion was taken in 1936 in Sussex, England.  The image is very dynamic due to the curve of the stairwell, the repetition of the steps, and the random array of shadows.

This photograph of a stairwell in the Bexhill Seaside Pavilion was taken in 1936 in Sussex, England. The image is very dynamic due to the curve of the stairwell, the repetition of the steps, and the random array of shadows.

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