Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Dramatic Portrait Light
There's an old adage about portraiture: If you want an interesting portrait, don't light the entire subject.By Rick Sammon Published in Quick Fix
There's an old adage about portraiture: If you want an interesting portrait, don't light the entire subject. In other words, you can create interesting lighting by creating interesting shadows. And when it comes to shadows, keep this adage in mind: Shadows are the soul of the picture.
Here's something else important to keep in mind when it comes to light and shadows. A photograph isn't a picture of an object. It's a picture of light on a subject. Creative lighting is often the quick fix for a boring portrait.
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