Harness the Light – 5 Tips for Natural Lighting in Photography

by Marcel


 This video will show you 5 tips in less that 5 minutes how to dramatically improve your photography. Whether you have a basic or fancy camera, watching this quick video will help you out.  Click on the bottom right to make the video go fullscreen. To see more tips and tools for photography you can visit my blog at www.marcelwalker.us/blog.


You can post your results in 5MFM’s NEW flickr group 5m4mphotography. We will be regularly featuring photos from this group. So submit your favorite shots — and don’t forget to enable share and embed codes if you want to be published here at 5M4M. 

And, don’t forget, you can WIN Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 and the Premiere Elements 8 Bundle by entering here here. As a professional photographer, Photoshop Elements offer many features that the full Photoshop doesn’t offer. I LOVE to use it! Good luck ladies!

Email Author    |    Website About Marcel

I'm a photographer who specializes in modern, unique, signature portraiture. I shoot commercial and personal sessions working along the Wasatch Front and Park City Area. I am also available for travel. If you'd like to learn more about how to use your camera and Photoshop tips and tutorials on my blog at http://www.marcelwalker.us/blog. I will also have workshop dates coming soon.

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1 Julie-jann May 13, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Beautiful work Marcel! I love how you talk about bouncing light off the cement….who knew to look at this element! Thanks!


2 Marcel May 21, 2010 at 2:32 pm

You know who uses this ALL the time Julie? The famous Audrey Woulard. Check her out at http://www.alwphotography.com/#home-f496b


3 Ann Marie May 13, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Great examples with your tips! I’m more of a visual learner – so this was just fantastic! Thank you for creating such a lovely slide show! :)


4 Marcel May 21, 2010 at 2:43 pm

I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I’m working on another for next week so stay tuned and hugs from me for all that you military moms do:)


5 Kristie May 13, 2010 at 6:11 pm

Nice video! I definitely need more photography tips, I barely know how to use my camera and all it’s features.


6 Marcel May 21, 2010 at 2:45 pm

Well, hopefully you’ve come to the right place:) If you have any specific questions or have something that just stumps you, drop me a line!


7 Julie May 15, 2010 at 3:34 pm

Love this video! I’m pretty so-so with a camera, and this will be a lot of help!

All of you ladies that run 5 Minutes For .. I think you totally deserve an award, so I gave you one here: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/05/my-first-blog-award-and-photo-tag.html


8 Marcel May 21, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Julie, the beautiful thing about photography is that you can never stop learning:) I’m glad you enjoyed the video.

I’ll pass the news to Janice and Susan for your kudos, thank you!


9 Cynthia McIntyre May 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm

Nice video and great, simple suggestions that anyone can use! thanks!


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