Rembrandt Lighting

Self Portrait at the Age of 63. National Gallery

Rembrandt lighting method is a simple but effective light to use. The depth created in the subject matter is incredible. Even though this type of lighting would have been derived through technical restrictions i.e. no real power to good light apart from the sun,  i am not surprised that this style of lighting is still used today.

It shows the relevance in this style of lighting that many of today’s fashion and portrait photographers still enjoy the challenge of creating powerful images using this style. Rankin has been documented by the BBC TWO’s Culture Show solely attempting to create reproductions of Rembrandt’s images.

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