Today's question delves into a technique that is popular in fashion and commercial photography.
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- High key photography is created when the background is overexposed but the subject is exposed correctly.
- Use a white backdrop, or white wall.
- Position the subject forward from the wall.
- Light the wall about four stops more than your subject.
- Histogram should be peaking to the right
- Highlights view of your LCD screen -- most of the white background is blinking off and on.
- Light the subject to fill in the shadows.
- When it's done correctly, there is no detail in the background.
Does that help? When you create your own high key images, share them with me in the comments.
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