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September 27, 2018

Learn How to Use Rim Lights to Make Your Portrait Subjects Stand Out

When setting up studio lighting, photographers can become too fixated on the key light, and neglect the rim light. Rim lighting is important to any portrait, especially if you want your subject to stand out from the background!

If you're looking for advice on how to set up rim lights, be sure to check out the video tutorial from Outside the Softbox. It's a quick guide that will help you get started with rim lighting! 

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