Portrait work is often about lighting the subject, but one of the more intriguing ways to light a subject is from behind. Utilizing hair lights or even the sun at sunrise or closer to sunset can create wonderfully illuminated and memorable portraits. Enjoy these 19 beautifully backlit portraits and share your backlit portraits in the comments!
Photo by Abir Hasan
Photo by Spencer Gurley
Photo by Phillip Hutton
Photo by Helena Lopes
Beautiful! My favorite type of lighting 🙂
Amazing photos! I’ve not really tried this art of photography but I definitely want to try now.
I love the effect of back lighting!
Here’s one of mine…
Well done NikkiQ! Did you also use a fill flash?
This is a great set for inspiration.
efect of backlight its awesome !
i know that i have to work more after taht article 🙂