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Low Key Photography Tips

Tips for taking low key photos where the overall tone of the image is very dark, with just a small area highlighted. This can create a very moody and dramatic image. Written by Discover Digital Photography September 28th, 2014. http://www.discoverdigitalphotography.com/2014/low-key-photography-tips/

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Low-key photography for Beginners. Instantly add drama and mystery to your photos with these tips. Welcome to the dark side, it's fun. You only have to play with the light.

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Low Key Lighting Portrait Example

Low Key Lighting portrait. AP Photographie. Canon 5D Mark II + Canon 85mm f/1.8 (ISO100 – f/10 – 1/160e) The Light was a Elinchrom D-Lite RX4 / Rotalux 135cm.

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Light reveals, but shadow defines. Much more mysterious this way than with a "perfectly" exposed histogram. #portrait

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