Lighting Techniques

Shots in the Dark: Scott Frances on Lighting Structures with What’s Available

August 23, 2012

By Meghan Ahearn

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An example of Scott Frances's style of using available light sources to shoot architecture assignments. To see more of his work, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

For photographer Scott Frances, a building’s interior lights play a more important role in his nighttime architecture shoots than any exterior lighting set-up could. “My work is only interested in the natural motivation of light, the logical motivation of light,” he says. “I’m more willing to experiment with longer exposures, higher ISOs and more wide-open f-stops. I would resort to...

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