Lighting Techniques

How I Got That Shot: Recreating Afternoon Light

March 12, 2014

© Joyce Lee

For a Real Simple story on summer entertaining, Joyce Lee modified sunlight to avoid washing out her trademark bright colors. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

Client: Real Simple 
Photo Editor: Lauren Epstein Art Director: Abbey Kuster-Prokell Joyce Lee likes to create still lifes that tell stories. The photographer, whose clients include Martha Stewart Living, Hermès and Kate Spade for Bloomingdale’s, often finds a way to suggest a person has just stepped away from the scene. When it comes to planning her lighting, she says, “All...

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