Create a charming atmosphere with the light of a rainy day
- Oct 23, 2019
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Light in rainy days
Rainy days are actually very poor in light itself. Rainy days can use "borrowing" methods, such as arranging the model in a darker place and having a brighter light source outside, using brightness and darkness can make the model have the effect of edge light and backlighting, or can also use the lights of the surrounding stores to create backlighting effect, so there are different. The atmosphere also improves the weakness of the light in rainy days and makes the picture more layered than too flat. So we need to pay attention to the source, brightness and direction of the "light", and then put the model L in the light more concentrated place, so evening shooting by analogy of course can also "borrow light", borrowing street lights or sign lights will have similar effect. Since the light source is weak, it is inevitable to use a large aperture f2.8 or even larger, so as to avoid that the dark part cannot be pulled back when it is too dark. ISO must be improved naturally, so that the shutter can be within the safe range. If you are not sure, you need to take more photos just in case. The following pictures are selected from the excellent works of netizens. Let Xiaobian share the joy of using up for you.
Author of Rainy Day: King
This one is to make use of the light coming in from the window to make the face light have some backlighting, and make the model integrate the scene environment and have a sense of hierarchy.
Rainy day author: ating111
The ground after rain has different reflections. Shooting information: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF 70-200 mm f/4L IS aperture F4.01/80 seconds 70.0 mm ISO800
Rainy day author: Good night
Rainy nightscapes also have different feelings, illusory and sad. Photo information: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF 28-70mm aperture f/2.8 1/125 seconds 62.0 mm ISO2000
Author on rainy days: Xuanlu
The hazy scenery in the fog is another kind of charming atmosphere. The sporadic car lights on the right side are retained and another bright spot in the photos. Shooting information: Canon EOS 450D F1.81/160 seconds 50.0mm ISO200
Scenery Selection and Composition
It is quite reasonable to hold an umbrella in a rainy day unless you want to photograph the feeling of rain. This is an exception, or take advantage of the rain to snap a few pictures. Rainy day photography is really a physical and spiritual test. Walking on the muddy road everywhere, wet and sticky is actually not too comfortable, sometimes holding an umbrella to pat, sometimes waiting for the rain. The real time and number of shots are bound to be limited. But photography is like this. Feeling right, the shutter keeps pressing. As long as the rain is not too heavy and the umbrella time is not taken freely, the light in rainy days is not good, but at least diffuse light, good contrast control, in fact, there are occasional surprise pictures. In other words, if you want to shoot happily, the results need not be too introduced. Meaning.
Author of Rainy Day: Youlu
Take advantage of the advantages of the site, put the characters on the road extending the picture, so that the picture is full of three-dimensional sense and does not lack the sense of retro.
Rainy day author: chelsea_xyz
The umbrella is the best prop besides sheltering from the rain. The umbrella with a large area and the well-controlled mood of the model, as well as the extension on the left. Shooting information: Canon EOS 5D Mark II F2.01/800 seconds 50.0 mm ISO200
Author of Rainy Day: Youlu
Using the characteristics of the scene, displaying a completely different atmosphere from the sunny day, the contrast between the bright and the dark, together with the mist, to create the feeling of the film, a sense of tranquility arises spontaneously.
Rainy day. Author: Water Girl
Photographs are not necessarily colourful. Maybe they are made in black and white, which is more fashionable.
Sunshine after Rain
Usually the air seems cleaner after raining, the suspended particles or dust in the air become less temporarily, and it becomes much fresher immediately. Of course, there is sunshine immediately after raining. This weather is more common in summer, that is, the sunshine after thunderstorms in the afternoon. Of course, it can not be denied that such weather is rare. Available. If you are in a natural environment, pay attention to the beads left on the leaves and so on, because those beads will turn into round pearls after passing through the light (although shooting leaves against the light often has similar effects), maybe the difference is that the reflective effect of light on the beads is different. The charm.
Author after Rain: Qianxun
After the heavy rain, the sunshine appeared, and the air was full of the smell of rain. The clear picture was surprising. Shooting information: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L F1.41/500 seconds 35.0mm ISO800
Author after Rain: Qianxun
After the rain, the light gently sprinkles on the earth, with a few flowers, the fresh and lovely girl becomes more and more fresh. Shooting information: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II F1.21/1250 seconds 85.0 mm ISO400