The art of outdoor lighting

Written by: Stephanie Aurora Lewis

Nobody has better understood the law of light, the magic and, say, the folly of the sun in leaves and undergrowth.”  Describing the Forest of Fountainbleu, 1868, by artist Narcisse-Virgilio Díaz, French writer Jules Claretie, is referring to an artistic effect that shows how beautifully light comes through darkness turning what may have been a drab sight into one that is stunning in classic sous-bois (meaning forest floor or undergrowth) paintings.

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