Rim light | 365:31

Window light isn’t just for side lighting your compositions. This valuable light source can equally be used for back lighting subjects. This photograph captured during a wedding at Wasing Park’s estate church demonstrates the creative effect of rim lighting, where you expose for the highlights or window detail, which creates in the case here; silhouetted figures where available light kisses the very edges of each subject as it seeps into the room. For photographers, this is a moment to embrace exposure compensation, underexposing your picture by sometimes up to two or three stops depending upon the harshness of the light you are photographing against, though this is granted a softer light.

Exif: f1.2, 1/000, ISO 1250 under-exposed by a third of a stop

A bride and groom at Wasing park in this black and white photograph

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