What is High Key Photography?
High Key Photography using natural light illumination to sweep most or all of shadows object image. High Key method was originally developed as a solution to the screen that is not able to produce a high contrast ratio, but its development into a preferred style of photography. High Key Photography usually conveys a positive or upbeat tone. High Key Photos are suitable for model objects flowers or other objects for product. For product photos, High Key photography presents a psychological product that indicates the product is a high quality. Some advertising premium products like using High Key photography.
How to produce High Key
Effective indoor High Key shooting is not easy if you do not have the proper equipment. If you want to shoot in the studio have a white background, ideally you should have some studio lights in hand. In addition to objects photo, studio lights are also needed for the studio white background lighting. So ideally there are at least 4 light studio set for the object and for the background. How to setup the lighting? It depends on light intensity, the position of the camera with the object and background. The point is there is no standard provision but should attempt trial and error until you get a photo to your taste. For outdoor photos on a sunny day can be easier and cheaper. You can also produce images with High Key facing the sun. Examples of High Key photo out door is like the photos on Pangandaran below.