Design & Style

How to Shoot High Key Photography: 3 Tips for Bright Photos

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 • 4 min read

Photographers are often taught to take well-balanced photos that are clear and properly exposed. Once you’ve grown comfortable behind the camera, however, one of the most exciting parts of photography is playing around with these conventions and breaking rules. High key photography is an exciting type of photography that involves taking bright, overexposed photos, and it is a great style for novice photographers looking to push past the basics.