BACKLIT!

Thursday’s Special: Backlit

When your subject is between the light and the camera, you are using back lighting. Sometimes, it’s on purpose — as in these shots — to give a silhouette effect.

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Typically, you don’t have a choice. The sky and sun is over there … and here is the only place to stand. Shoot backlit, or don’t shoot.

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It works pretty well for landscapes, not nearly as well for portraits.

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10 thoughts on “BACKLIT!

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  3. I like your motto: “searching for intelligent life on earth” 🙂 . I search for beauty, humanity and kindness. Beauty – you have already found and these photos vouch for it. Thank you for outstanding contribution. I will have to pick the one I like most (difficult choice) for my preview display. It’s so good to chat with you again, Marilyn.

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