On the road with Sophie Matterson
When I got the call from Australian Geographic to track down Sophie Matterson and...
One of the most challenging types of photography is architectural. Add to that the buildings are all underground dimly lit by small lamps. For me a challenge is always welcome and this was no exception.
The biggest obstacle was correcting the lighting for the warm exposed earth walls and roof structure. A lot of selective lighting was employed in combination with some inventive bounce flash.
I really don’t like shooting wide however some of these set ups required the 24mm lens.
Additional lighting is always needed to provide any sense of ambient light, making this look natural is quite a job.
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