Backlit subjects and how to shoot them with your vintage Polaroid camera

 

Today’s tip is about how to shoot subjects that are backlit. Avoid shooting right into the sunlight. Try to have the light fall on your subject to come from behind you or from the side to prevent the loss of detail and highlights.

If you shoot into the light-source the contrast between lighter and darker areas is getting bigger and you’ll end up with a silhouette of your subject.

Check out our video to learn more about this:

 

Here are a few examples:

 

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