Eventually, I decided to go downstairs to do something productive at least and perhaps in the process finally become sleepy enough to get some rest. So there I was with the sun just about peeking over the horizon, my eyes glued to this monitor reading and browsing various photography sites.
I read about hard light versus soft light. How one light modifier can affect the mood and output of an image. Softboxes, umbrellas, studio lights, guide numbers, wattage, remote triggers, lens reviews. Blah blah blah. It's amazing how the possibilities of taking a photo is endless. Maybe that's why I couldn't sleep. Too many options. Too many possible concepts to shoot. I really should take it one step at a time.
Anyway, from all of that reading, I decided to test out one particular technique for this shot.
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