Tips + Techniques

How to Create Cross Lighting in Your Portrait

December 14, 2015

By RF Staff

Cross lighting (or "Rembrandt lighting") is a dramatic approach to portrait lighting that illuminates one half of a subject's face while leaving a sliver of light to spill over into the second half.

In this video, photographer Glyn Dewis shows you how to create the effect economically, using just a single light. It's a short overview, but informative.

Check it out:

Via: Michael Brown

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