When using backlighting in an image, the first thing to decide on the light source. For beauty portraits, I prefer to use natural light, as it has a soft and lovely look to it, but this can easily be accomplished with studio lighting. In this tutorial, images are taken using a very large window diffused by sheer […]
This tutorial explores the role of back light in a three-point lighting setup. This light can be essential as it helps create separation between your subject and the background. This is an easy way to add depth to a scene and really make your subject look their best. This is an excerpt from a full-length class from […]
Lighting Fog : How I Got the Shot takes you through a 3 light set up using gels to produce some cool in camera effects.
I have been exploring backlight lately. Any light coming from behind the subject can be considered backlight. Backlight that is two or more f/stops brighter than the exposure on the camera will record the subject as a silhouette. I decided to do a shoot in the studio featuring this dreamy light. I set up a […]
This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog Follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/ThomasShue Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, when light is coming from behind a subject, it’s said to be back lit. But before I tell you why back lighting is go great, I feel I should talk a little […]
Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter The ingredients for making great portraits are easy to find: You need a subject, a camera, and some light. But like […]