― I LOVE backlighting in portraits and wanted to sharewhat I have learned to create spectacular photos withlight from behind the subject. ∙ My favorite time of day for backlit portraits isthe evening, but it also works in early morning right after sunrise. ∙ For this photo series, I started about two hours before sunsetwhen the sun was golden and low in the sky. ∙ It's not really an exact science. It takes experimentation. ∙ Place your model with the sun to their [...].