I was feeling a bit wobbly in the early afternoon today, so decided I needed to take it easy….the sun was out a bit, so I had a go with a couple of props experimenting with light and shade..in other words, directional light.
First up, chiaroscuro chick, which got me started on this thread:
….but the light wasn’t falling quite right. So I then tried a carved Buddha:
And finally, with rather more contrast, in the style of Bill Brandt?? This is my favourite, and what I was trying to achieve:
Which do you prefer (if any), and why?