FAVES: Modern-Day Chiaroscuro

Light and shadows

Chiaroscuro (the art of playing with light and shadows which emerged during the Renaissance) takes a new form in the age of Instagram. With smartphones and high-quality cameras on hand, creating portraits that showcase beautiful illusions using natural elements such as sunlight and shadows has become a lot easier. Curious how you can elevate your photos using this technique? These photos from our Clozetters will give you the inspiration you need. 

Go with a consistent colour palette to complement the mood

Play with the depth of field

Take advantage of the golden hour

(Cover photo from: @vahbizchinoy)

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