Backlighting in portraits


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Backlighting in portraits

Backlight isn't normally referred to as a key light even though it's often the brightest light in the setup. The key light would be the light that shapes the body from the front. As you'll see in the first setup, Evey was looking directly at the camera with a light behind and above her. The reflector then became my key light. Natalie Fobes: So today Sam, I want to have more of a dramatic look than we had on the other sessions. We are going to be working with one light. This is going to be in a backlight situation in the position.

It's going to increase the drama, working with one light and having a lot of shadows always increases the drama of a photograph. Sam: Okay. Natalie Fobes: So go ahead and take the diffuser off here while I do a little bit of adjustment here. How you are doing Evey? Evey: I am good. Natalie Fobes: Good. Okay, so just go ahead and relax a little bit I am going to fuss with your hair a little just to get it ready. We've got some beauti...

Backlighting in portraits
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Backlighting in portraits provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Natalie Fobes as part of the Lighting for Photographers: Portraiture

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