Lighting a portrait with the Rembrandt pattern


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Lighting a portrait with the Rembrandt pattern

The lighting pattern known as Rembrandt is name for the master painter who used it in his portrait work. Its main characteristic is a triangle of light on one cheek. Beautiful for both men and women, you can adjust the ratio of key to fill to increase the drama. Natalie Fobes: So this is kind of where the loop is in this area and see how the shadows don't touch on the far side? Sam: Yeah it-it's just under the nose on the side of the nose. Natalie Fobes: So Matt, go a head and just turn your head a little bit this way. Opps, that's little bit too much. There we go.

So this is now Rembrandt lighting. Sam: I can see that the triangle in there and shadows come together. Natalie Fobes: The triangle is right there and go ahead and lower your chin just a little bit, and you still have that--the catch light in his eye which isn't always there on Rembrandt lighting, but it's certainly, you know part of what I try to achieve anyway. Sam: Right Natalie Fobes: Now I w...

Lighting a portrait with the Rembrandt pattern
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