A silhouette can make a beautiful photograph—they are a true minimalistic image, and can even evoke a feeling of mystery or suspense. And, the good thing is that they are relatively simple [...]
When I photograph food the one thing I don't want to do is blow-out/over-expose/clip any large areas of the frame. When you overexpose the highlights in a photograph you are pushing those [...]
For this post I thought I'd show the difference between using back-lighting versus using overhead available (in this case, tungsten) light. I photographed the image on the left and used a back-light setup (here's a link to the behind-the-scenes). Then, I switched off the PocketWizard so the light didn't fire, changed the exposure on my camera and used the overhead light in my living room (just normal, boring light-bulbs in a light on the ceiling).