Week 7 of 52 – Backlight

This week the assignment was to continue to experiment with different lighting situations by using backlighting. My goal was to create a properly exposed shot of Maverick smiling in front of our front window, rather than a silhouette. So I had to make sure to meter for Maverick rather than the window.

Maverick is now 11 weeks old. This is one of his favourite positions. He can watch his older brother goof around.

Maverick is now 11 weeks old. This is one of his favourite positions. And my submission to Clickin Moms for week 7.

This was shot in manual mode on my D700 with a 35mm 1.4 lens. My settings were ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/160 sec. I did a little post processing to lighten up his face.

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From here Mav can watch his older brother goof around or just stare at the pictures on his awesome I Spy quilt.

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I didn’t quite get his smile, but I got some cute shots regardless. This last one tells me he was done.

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You know what…I’m submitting this one as well.

Click on the link to see how Jude from my blog circle incorporated backlighting.

4 thoughts on “Week 7 of 52 – Backlight

  1. Pingback: Backlighting with a Lensbaby | hidden pines photo

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