Photographing Sunlit Forests

It is common to associate waterfall and forest photography with evenly-lit overcast conditions, but photographing them under sunny conditions can be equally rewarding; Trevor Anderson shares his thoughts

There are dynamic characteristics to sunny forests that won’t be experienced under overcast skies; the light of the sun through a canopy of trees has a sense of unpredictability that makes it exciting to observe and photograph! I have been increasingly drawn to backlit forest images due to the possible creative uses of light; this is especially true during the golden hours of sunrise and sunset where the background of an image can glow particularly well. I have found that…

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Trevor Anderson

I am Trevor Anderson and I am a Pacific Northwest based Photographer. With the immense natural beauty and recreational opportunities available in my region, I was drawn to exploring the moods of nature while hiking at a relatively young age.

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