Natural Light Tutorial: Take Better Golden Hour Portraits

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Happy Monday everyone! Today we are back with Chicago-based wedding and lifestyle photographer, Manny Ortiz. In this video, Manny demonstrates how to use the sun as a natural light source for your images. Specifically looking at using the sun as a direct light source, and then also how to shoot into the sun to get those beautiful soft images. In addition, Manny also shares a few tips on how to get the most from the golden hour light in general, how to deal with direct sun in your subject’s eyes and more.

Find more from Manny on his YouTube channel, it’s packed with excellent lighting tips and tutorials. You can also find more from him on his website or follow him on Instagram.

Author: Michelle Joubert-Martin