Jul 16, 2006

Try Backlight in your Photos

Contrary to popular belief stunning photographs can be taken when shooting into the light. Whilst this may contradict advice given to beginners to always shoot with the light coming from behind the camera the art of backlighting is a technique that can produce wonderful images. However, many nature photographers are intimidated by the idea of pointing the camera towards the light and shy away from many worthwhile opportunities.

Phil McDermott has a nice article on The Art Of Backlighting and gives us the goods on how he has mastered this technique.