Dramatic Light: Back Lighting, Rim Lighting

Challenge #4 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Amateur film used to come with tips - including how to light your subject by putting the light source behind you (shoot with the sun at your back). By now you've probably recognized that shooting into the light can create a dramatically different look ... if you get the exposure correct. For the best effect, make sure your subject is against a dark background. Show us your best example of a well exposed rim lit or back lit subject. (This challenge requires effort. Please note Additional rules and examine the sample images.)
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Fun in the sun
Crowned With Glory
Simple B&W nude of Rogue
The Little Sun
Pier Running
Good as Gold
Fel the Sun
Bengali New Year
Walk in the Light
A Helping Hand
Saguaro Arms
Kiss Me
Stasya - bathed with the sun
Evening Mist
Back light
Swan Lake
Backlit Vine, Knysna Forest
Beaumaris Sunrise
Self portrait
Sounion. Temple of Poseidon
Gretha Outside
Hong Kong
A Storm's a'Comin!
park at sunset
On the Beach
Female Anna's, In Flight
Nosotros somos la gente
Cactus catchlight
Polar Bear Shake
Split - Croatia
Sleeping Swans at Sunset
Dusty Roads
Lost in Texting
St. Peter's basilica - Vatican
Pacific Coast Hwy Buzzard
Hawaii Sunset
Dancing mosquitos
Paris Metro: Pont-Neuf  station
Table Settings
Paris lights - the natural version
Farm Fresh
Cumulus Mammatus
Mr. Moors
Andalusian letter boxes
Silhueta na ponte.
Light of your eye
SunSet Hike
Do not have one, I am into photo taking, not photo naming ;)
Guggenheim, Bilbao (Spain)
Old Windmill Gotland
Bird Bath
Sunset Fiddler
Wilderness Christmas Tree
On The Road To Amasra
A new hope !
In memory...
Ostrich with back-lighting on late afternoon
Hot night
Beauty in Marble
Brown Iris
Sunset over hill in Italy
Highlighted sculpture
Last Flight of the Day
Red head
Glowing Curlylocks
Lupine Seed Pods
Flower Power
Near Sunset in Porto
The race is over
Bonaire Dive Pier
On a wing and a Prayer
Break on the Trail
Guided by the light
Early Morning Bath
the transformation
The sun is out
Dressing up for a Saturday night
Chipmunk Over Bryce Canyon
NH Ice Storm December 2008
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Standing in the carvers' market
Cobbled Morning
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