Sundown (afternoon) is a beautiful time of the day for photographers. It’s commonly called the “magic hour” because there is a nice quality of light that makes everything look really nice. It’s hard to NOT take a great looking photograph during the natural lighting of this magic hour. Landscapes are a great subject for this time of the...
Sunrise and sunset are normally a great time for shooting cityscapes. The low light in the sky helps create a wonderful sidelight on your subject (buildings typically). Plus, there are often color shifts when the sun is close to the horizon caused the the earth’s atmosphere. Many photographers will get up early to prepare for a cityscape or panoramic nature...
Putting your subjects in shaded ares on a brightly sunlit day is a great way to shoot quality photos and stay in control of the results. Harsh shadows can be your worst enemy when it comes to outdoor...
Color sets a mood. By changing this modern photograph of a football ref, the image takes on a retro look. To further enhance that move, a soft white vignette was added to the image. Increased grain took the image a step further by giving it a film-like look. In its origin, the existing light photograph was rather...
This photograph was created using natural light from the window behind. It was exposed to allow a small amount of detail to be visible in the shadow areas, while still allowing the contrast of rich blacks and bright...
I created this image using the existing light of the day in Souther England. I was in Kingsbridge in Devon visiting some musicians. The trip to this cemetery was a journey back in time as the gravestones were dated in the 1700’s. My purpose was to recreate the feelings I had by presenting a view in a most dramatic...
Welcome to lightwalking.com. Photographers, film makers, videographers and artists all count on one thing in common to render their work. Light! Light Walking is a celebration of this journey. Sometimes, this journey is into the light. Sometimes it’s a journey into the shadows. Regardless of the direction, without the light there would be no journey at all. This would result in no imagery as well.
Light walking is something dark and brightYour journey into the shadows should be a lifelong, worldwide adventure!
Lightwalking.com is maintained by professional commercial photographer Marc Blake. His interest in photography began when he was thirteen years of age. It was then that he developed his first roll of B&W film.
It was only natural that he became the high school’s ace photographer.
Marc developed a close friendship with his photography instructor and journeyed with him and a group of students studying art history in Europe. A major influence in Marc’s life was studying the arts while traveling.
More and more he worked to gain understanding of the passion involved when artists capture life onto their canvas and translate that moment into a meaningful emotion. Marc returned to Europe two years later to further his study art history of the arts.
“A photograph can tell a story. We understand this. However, when that story is told with emotion it transcends itself into something much stronger and meaningful. This strength and meaning is what I bring to my work.”
His work with photography has since migrated to include video production through his company, Sword of Creation.
Marc Blake provides custom-designed workshops for groups. His workshops are able to include a vast array of topics and techniques in both photography and video.
Along with these topics, Marc also covers the many aspects required to succeed in the production of work when engaged into a project.
Whether your needs are purely stimulated by a creative urge or a commercial need, Marc Blake delivers a full-spectrum approach that helps you cut to the chase and ready yourself for your projects at hand.
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