A high-key image consists primarily of light tones, without dark shadows. A photograph or painting so composed features a diminished tonal range of primarily whites and light grays. But it can also be a photo with colours. The challenge is to try and capture a high key photo, which is not blown out. You can accomplish this with the sun, bright light coming through a window, a spotlight, or photography strobes - it is up to you. But keep in mind: the key to high-key photography is the control of the dark tones and shadows; essentially we DON'T want them in the image.
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