Project 32: Side-lit Portrait

SIDE LIGHTING tends to be dramatic and is often harsh, especially in very high CONTRAST lighting. However, it can produce a particular mood and can be very effective when the overall light value is low or the contrast is tamed.

SIDE LIGHTING is also called DIRECTIONAL LIGHTNG.

Assignment: Do a series of FIVE portraits strongly lit from one side.

Here is an example from AHS and some examples from Joe McNally: