This website is a supplement to photography courses offered by Kate Treick Photography in Pensacola, Florida. I hope that you find these resources helpful as you grown in your skill and art as a photographer.
Photography is, by its very definition, an art that depends on light. There are a number of lighting patterns that are used over and over in photography, and a lot more variations on these patterns. The following links provide examples, diagrams, and tutorials on learning to create these patterns of light.
Lighting can play a key role in setting the tone of an image. Study the images below; what mood or story do you think the photographer might have been trying to convey in the photo? What role does the lighting play? What other elements create the mood or tell the story?