BEHIND THE LENS — Fer-de-lance, making your own light

I often hear photographers say that they shoot only natural light, as if that were somehow a badge of honor. Don't get me wrong; great natural light makes great photos, particularly for landscapes and larger wildlife. When I see great natural light for any image -- landscape, bird, snake, frog, monkey, or mushroom -- I'm all over it. But sometimes you have to make your own light! Read more [...]