Tag: Tribute in Light

Photographing 9/11 Tribute Lights and Related Events Through the Years

Through the Years: Photographing 9/11 Tribute in Light and Other Related Events Today is September 11. Each year on 9/11 I try to photograph the commemorations, ceremonies and moments of silence, as well as the Tribute Lights. Perhaps commemorating September 11 in images is mainly about photographing the Tribute Lights, if we’re in New York ...

Aerial photography of smoking lava fields of Hawaii. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Seeing in a New Light

Seeing in a new light and from a different angle Considering Different Vantage Points for Your Photography or How to photograph familiars subject in a new way Oftentimes we get to photograph very familiar subjects, for example, cars on the road, flowers (I don’t really photograph flowers, but many people do), well-known places, monuments and ...

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting

Lighting Patterns and the Artist Voice: Back Lighting Using a specific lighting pattern can help define our photographic voice. In my previous post I mentioned split lighting and how it can be used to evoke a certain mood and look, in particular in black-and-white portraits. Today let’s look at back lighting. Back lighting creates silhouettes, ...

9/11 Tribute Lights. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Tribute in Light: September 11, 2017

Tribute in Light Photographing the 9/11 Tribute Lights   Each year, on September 11, I go out to photograph the ceremonies and Tribute Lights. Every chance I get, throughout the entire year, I try to photograph stories and events related to 9/11. In my previous blog post, shared a few images and ideas of how ...