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Old 09-28-2007, 08:59 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by crazyro
Ok, maybe my definition of "backlit" is wrong. I dunno. Poor light - I go with it. But backlit was not.

I apologize for the grief caused.
To me, "backlit" means that an important portion of the scene does not have light on it. So one should apply a very liberal interpretation of "back" which goes way beyond "light coming directly at the camera from being the subject" and allows for different angles of light. An important part of your shot is in shadow. The rest is semantics.

As for the grief, I guess everyone is wondering why your strong response, when from our perspective the shot obviously does not meet RP standards. You erroneously fixated on a word and interpreted it narrowly. And then everyone piles on... (including me!)
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