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Portrait Tips: Cut the Rim Light
Making portraits with a rim light is awesome. It gives depth and punch and when you do it really well...
Portrait Tips: Use A Hair or Rim Light
Using a hair light or rim light is a great way to help your subjects stand out from their surrounds. ...
One Light Setup for Car Interiors
Whenever you photograph a still life or product, using soft backlight is a good place to start and car interiors...
Photographer of the day: Stefan Groenveld
Category: Street. Photograph: "145/366" by Stefan Groenveld (username "rim light" on Flickr). Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. Why I picked...
Always Photograph Flowers This Way
Flowers are magical. The first thing I photographed with my first camera was a flower in my yard. It was...

Portrait Tips: Cut the Rim Light

Making portraits with a rim light is awesome. It gives depth and punch and when you do it really well you’ll notice that it looks more natural. Take a close look the next time you’re having a conversation anyplace with

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Portrait Tips: Use A Hair or Rim Light

Using a hair light or rim light is a great way to help your subjects stand out from their surrounds.  It gives a gentle glow that defines the edge of your subjects’ outline, and it can be the difference between

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One Light Setup for Car Interiors

Whenever you photograph a still life or product, using soft backlight is a good place to start and car interiors are simply well composed still life arrangements. Try this technique for a simple one light setup that can kickstart your

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Photographer of the day: Stefan Groenveld

Category: Street. Photograph: “145/366” by Stefan Groenveld (username “rim light” on Flickr). Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. Why I picked this image: This image was captured by Stefan Groenveld during his 366 project (a photo per day during 2016). Many photographers take

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Always Photograph Flowers This Way

Flowers are magical. The first thing I photographed with my first camera was a flower in my yard. It was the perfect subject because it was beautiful, colorful, and it didn’t move around. I sat there practicing on it every

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Photographer of the day: Stefan Groenveld

Category: Street. Photograph: “145/366” by Stefan Groenveld (username “rim light” on Flickr). Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. Why I picked this image: This image was captured by Stefan Groenveld during his 366 project (a photo per day during 2016). Many photographers take

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Always Photograph Flowers This Way

Flowers are magical. The first thing I photographed with my first camera was a flower in my yard. It was the perfect subject because it was beautiful, colorful, and it didn’t move around. I sat there practicing on it every

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