What’s a good way of depicting light shining through a tree canopy?
Brad O’Leary, US
You need an area of negative space in your image for the dappled light to play. If your composition is very busy, it’s hard for this lighting effect to be a focal point. So having a relatively nondescript surface, whether the ground or something else, creates a canvas for this lighting effect to play out on. In this case, I compose a