Rose petals used earlier to lead the bride to her groom are now flung high into the air and cascade down in play. Little girls in white satin dresses with bright yellow ribbons squeal with delight as the toss is repeat over and over.
Late afternoon sun glistens through the tulle overlay on the girl’s dresses giving them an angelic look. Their mothers smile dreamy smiles as they watch their daughters play, thinking of the day when they too, may one day be a bride.
In the month named for the Roman queen of the gods, Juno, who rules over marriages, the two begin their journey of becoming one, as cows in the nearby pasture moo as if in approval.
I cannot say enough about light. Follow the light. Seek the light. Chase the light. Look for the contrast between the light and the darkness.
If you have too much light you will not be able to see the image, and if you do not have enough light you will not be able to see the image. But, you always will want light and shadows.
Before you begin to photograph your image, look around. Where is the light? Light has a way of pointing out the beauty around you. It grabs details then, jumps up and down saying, “Look! Look!”
To get highlights in clothing or hair, you will want to be at a forty-five degree angle to the light. For the light to run its fingers through hair, get the light to one side and just behind the person. Light at a forty-five degree angle can break the spectrum so different colors can sometimes be seen.
Interesting note? When you see a rainbow, the light is at a forty to forty-five degree angle.
So this is my first link up. Let me see what you’ve got!
This is the way it works.
- Link up and invite others to link up with you.
- Select the permalink to your post (not to your blog link, but the one to the post you would like to share).
- Using the blue linky tool at the bottom of the Photo Friday post enter your link.
- It will walk you through selecting your photo.
- Be sure you encourage who linked up before you.
If you are linking up with Photo Friday, there is no exception to rule number 5. You must visit the person who linked up before you and encourage them in their comments. This is fun and how we build community!
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