Weekly challenge 10/19 - 10/25. Backlighting

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    For this week’s challenge, post photos using backlighting. Many subjects lend themselves well to backlighting - portraits, flowers, trees, animals... be creative or be classic - it’s all good.

    Popular techniques for backlighting involve using natural or artificial light to create silhouettes and rim lighting. Sunlight can also be used to create sun flares and sun stars. Getting the correct exposure with backlighting is the most challenging aspect of this technique. The links below describe various techniques to use.

    As always, new photos only for the challenge. Get out there and shoot!

    How To Effectively Use Backlighting in Photography

    Using Backlight in Nature Photography

    https://www.adorama.com/alc/5-simple-tips-for-shooting-backlit-portraits-outdoors

    12 Clever backlighting techniques for more creative photos


     
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    It’s that time of year!

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    A candid back lit photo of one of my housemates. _MG_0183.JPG
     
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    all 007-001.JPG all pets 057-001.JPG i just got this bird this morning..oh i was hoping he would get closer..
     
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    @DanOstergren

    Backlight challenge. Making of Dan in my mind. TriX pulled to 100 ISO, HC110 1:63. Nikon F, Nikkor 35mm f1.4 ai

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    I'm assuming this fits the category, since the only light was a strobe fired from behind. I'm experimenting trying to duplicate something I saw recently. Set the camera to read total black, then brought the strobe up to provide the edge highlights. Cleaned up in Ps. Feel like I need to perfect it more with a thinner line. A woman and her dog.

    [​IMG]A woman and her dog by William Raber, on Flickr

    [​IMG]A woman and her dog by William Raber, on Flickr
     
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    My best pal. He’s been sidelined with a leg injury for a few weeks so today was our first walk in the woods this fall. He was soooooo happy to be outside (and so tired when we got home lol).
     
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