With all our wonderful rain over the past few weeks we have had more “cloud” sets than sunsets. On the bright side, clouds can help create the most beautiful lighting for your subject. It removes the harsh shadows that direct sun creates and softens the mood. Clouds can also create drama and impressive skyscapes.
Photo Tip: Shooting with cloud cover? Don’t forget to change your white balance to cloudy. It will save you a lot of time in post production getting your lighting accurate.
I’d love to have you join me for my Project 52, even if it is only for a month or sporadically throughout the year. Every month, I will provide a list of weekly prompts for you to use to inspire your weekly photos. All you have to do is use the hash tag #jdvbymproject52 when posting your weekly photo on Instagram or Facebook, and you can join in the fun! And I am going to be following along with these prompts too, so be sure to follow me on Instagram or Facebook as I complete my first 52 week photography project!
may 4th| sunset
may 11th| celebration
may 18th| family
may 25th| summer time
The weeks will go Monday to Sunday. It is okay if you miss a week or are off by a few days. Just pick back up where you left off! As reminder, if you would like these prompts to be emailed right to your inbox every month, be sure to subscribe to my blog!
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