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Rim Lighting

Photography TipsHave you ever tried to use rim lighting? It's a great thing to know if you haven't learned yet, and here's a short refresher if you already know. When there's a light on the far side of someone, the light leaks through right around their head illuminating their hair or hat. Sometimes the line can be so crisp that it looks as though they're being cut out. Rim light is beautiful, and it adds a ton of visual interest to a photo. The real win here is taking an extra second to try and look around your environment for some kind of rim lighting. Don't settle for the light you're given, find better light. And also plan to show up during golden hour, instead of trying to do photoshop later and add in something fake. More about rim lighting from New York Institute Of Photography: https://www.nyip.edu/photo-articles/cameras-and-gear/what-is-rim-lighting

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MODULE #1: THE BASICS

TOTAL TIME FOR THIS MODULE: UNDER 7 MINUTES

This module runs through the basic THREE things that go into exposure: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO!

Video #01: Aperture – Think Of It Like Your Pupil

Video #02: Shutter Speed – Think Of It Like Blinking Your Eyes Open & Closed

Video #03: ISO – Think Of It As A Sponge, Soaking Up Light