This hard light photography introduction video explains what hard light is and how it can make or break your image depending on how you use it. There is a demonstration clip on how hard light can really be bad for portrait photos in the middle of the day as well as some examples of how hard light can really be used to enhance your photos. Hard light can be a really powerful tool in photography if you know how to use it properly so check out this video for the basics to get started.
Hard Light photography Introduction Video
If you would like to see more lighting tips and tutorials please see the lighting category . Photography is the study of light so lighting is definitely something you want to get right in your photos. If you would like some inspiration for hard light photos check out this link for hard light examples