Light matters!

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Light matters!

Photography is all about light. As a matter of fact, some people say that photography is like painting with light. I was reminded of that the other day when I was out and about in Dubai photographing the city. Around 4:30pm I arrived at the scene and took the following photo:

Dubai Skyline

Most photographers that had arrived with me left after a few minutes. But I sat down, took out my Kindle and read for a while. I ended up taking one photo pretty much every 10-15 minutes. Here are some of the results. Lesson learned: Light matters. A gorgeous scene can quickly turn into an average photo if the light is wrong.

Dubai Dubai

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