High Key & Low Key

Photographing the same subject to make a high key and a low key version can produce strikingly different moods. Much of the effect comes from the background and subject itself as well as the lighting and exposure. In the two photos here, a white and a black background serve to enhance the exposure effect.

You can learn this and other fun approaches in my Creative Camera Techniques course beginning September 25 in Missoula, MT, at the Lifelong Learning Center. Click here to register.