Images need light and shade, or ‘global contrast’

Images need light and shade, or ‘global contrast’

This photograph illustrates the idea of ‘global contrast‘. It’s not a very appealing term, but it’s the most descriptive one I can think of. If you want to be more artistic about it, you could call it ‘light and shade’. Photographs need more than just a full range of tones, from black to white. To…