A “catchlight” is simply the highlight of a light source reflected off the surface of the eye. This highlight adds depth and dimension to the eye, and gives the eyes life in a portrait or snapshot.

Even the smallest spark can make all of the difference when it comes to bringing energy and dynamism to a photograph.

July Squares | Perspective

21 Comments Add yours

  1. THAT is an amazing photo!

    1. Heyjude says:

      Plenty of practice!

  2. Cathy says:

    That’s a really interesting point, Jude – and a great photo of course

  3. Dina says:

    Beautiful portrait of the Gull, Jude – an eye-catcher and a great title!

  4. Lisa Coleman says:

    Wonderful macro! I want to reach out and pet that soft feathered gull. 🙂

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