Photographing into the Light

One of the most important aspects of photography is knowing how to use your light source. Most often it is thought that having the sun over your shoulder to light a subject is the most appealing lighting option. This is not the case. Photographing into the light works well too. In fact, backlighting a subject – having the light source behind the subject instead of in front of it – can often produce a more dramatic photograph.

 

In an article for Apogee Photo Magazine I discuss a variety of ways in which photographing into the light can be beneficial and give a brief run-down on how to achieve them in your own photography.

 

You can read my article on Apogee Photo Magazine here Photographing INTO the Light.

 

More soon. In the meantime, you can find me on Instagram at @sv_images.

 

Sarah V

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