Exercise: The lighting angle.

In this exercise I am photographing a plastic duck by lighting it with a single diffused flash. There are 11 photographs each lit from a different angle. The camera was kept in the same position (although I think I did raise it a little half way through the exercise).

Lit from directly behind the subject

Lit from directly in front of the subject.

Lit from the left of the subject.

Lit from the right of the subject.

Lit from behind and slightly above the subject.

Lit from behind and slightly above the subject.

Lit from the front and slightly above the subject.

Lit from the left and slightly above the subject.

Lit from the right and slightly above the subject.

Lit from directly above.

Lit from above and slightly to the front.

Lit from above and slightly to the back.

Lit from above and slightly to the back.

I enjoyed this exercise although it was a little fiddly trying to do it on my own!