5 steps for great backlit images ...

KRISTEN DUKE, NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY:

"Once a photographer gets comfortable shooting on manual settings in ideal lighting, it's fun to try to push beyond 'easy' and get creative. Backlit photography creates so much emotion and can take images from standard to stunning! Photography will come alive with a touch of whimsy, romance, and mystery with dream-like images that glow. Shooting in full manual mode will give you the most control of your settings. If you shoot in auto, your camera will think it is exposing for the bright light and leave your subject underexposed."

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