Backlighting


Like sidelighting, backlighting is self explanitory. Usually, you position your light source in front of your subject. However, in backlighting, you position your light source behind your subject.

Backlighting examples:

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I took this in Braedenton, Florida.

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Steven skimboards on the beach.

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I thought this turned out pretty cool. Over the summer our dog, Daisy, woke me up early for her
morning routine. I saw this lighting and had to run back in the house and get the camera.
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To highlight Connor's hair, I used the backlighting technique and a fill-flash.