How to Create Dark Background in your Photos

On this video photographer Mark Wallace from AdoramaTV  talks about how to take advantage of the inverse square law in order to knock out a background and make it appear completely dark. By comparing distances of your light and model you can achieve a solid black background in even the messiest location.

Here is the Inverse Square Law episode for anybody who would like some more in-depth info


You can watch many more photography tips on the LensVid technique section.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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