LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E041 Nathanael Bennett

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with Interior and Architectural photographer Nathanael Bennett.


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Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Nathanael Bennett, Architectural and interior photographer.

Nathanael Bennett

Nathanael Bennett Photos

LightSource Episode 41 (Interview Series) [52:37 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Natanael Bennett discusses:

  • Getting started in architectural photography
  • The challenges in architectural photography
  • Balancing strobe light with ambient light and room light
  • Color temperature issues
  • Required equipment for location sessions
  • Exposure tricks and settings
  • Tripod selection
  • Camera positions and tripods
  • Perspective controlled lenses
  • Using light modifiers
  • Choosing between continuous or strobe lighting
  • Dealing with white balance
  • Multiple light setups
  • Using negative light for de-emphasis
  • Helping the client tell a story
  • Remote triggering of strobe lights
  • Time of day for great exterior photography
  • Advice for budding architectural photographers

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