Editor’s Choice: Artificial Light

Light is the foundation of photography. You can hardly take a good picture without it. Light comes in two kinds: natural and artificial. For today’s selection of the best photos on Zonerama we’ve chosen pictures with artificial light, used either alone or in combination with daylight.   

A great photo in every sense except its technical quality. But that takes nothing away from its excellent atmosphere. Photo: Elaine Hutchings
A great photo in every sense except its technical quality. But that takes nothing away from its excellent atmosphere. Photo: Elaine Hutchings
This photo turned out well, and the long exposure and moving water play a large part in that. The exposure used makes the shining street lamps in the background stand out. Photo: ATLANTISMEDIA
This photo turned out well, and the long exposure and moving water play a large part in that. The exposure used makes the shining street lamps in the background stand out. Photo: ATLANTISMEDIA
The artificial light strengthens the evening atmosphere of the setting sun. Photo: lilibiii
The artificial light strengthens the evening atmosphere of the setting sun. Photo: lilibiii
It never hurts to use this classical composition in bridge pictures. Photo: scorpio imaging
It never hurts to use this classical composition in bridge pictures. Photo: scorpio imaging
This documentary photo definitely has the right atmosphere; its only flaw is a lack of technical quality. Photo: gonoushin
This documentary photo definitely has the right atmosphere; its only flaw is a lack of technical quality. Photo: gonoushin

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AuthorMajo Elias

I’ve been taking pictures since 2004. When I was starting out, I photographed almost everything. Later my style solidified and I began photographing people almost exclusively. At the moment my main genres are fashion and advertising.

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