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Rock sea cliff, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland | © Kitty Singsuwan

The Difference Between Shadows, Midtones & Highlights in Photography

I’m embarrassed to say this, but I’ve been adjusting the shadows, midtones and highlights in my photos, not really knowing what those words mean. I know, shame on me. But there’s so much to photography, you know? Sometimes the only way to learn is to dive in and get messy.