When light passes from behind your subject, the effects is ethereal and stunning. The halo around the edges, the warm glow, the depth of the image is hard to beat.
Shooting backlit photographs presents many technical, creative, and post-processing challenges and opportunities, however. So here’s a list of 10 great tutorials that will help you understand and utilize this lighting technique.
Backlighting – An Introduction
Backlighting – Shooting Into the Light (Part 1)
How to Backlight
Natural Light Portraiture – Shooting Towards the Light
Using Backlighting in Studio Stock Photography
Backlighting Wedding Photography Technique
Lightroom – Backlit Portrait Editing
Lightroom – Editing a Backlit Photo and Bracketing
Photoshop – Baclit Beach Scene