If you consider the two 'lights' as separate parts then it makes it an awful lot easier to work out what you need to do in order to get the shot that is inside your head.
Using a bare bulb on a chiselled male subject can be a good way to emphasise muscle definition and is reminiscent of the style used by classic photographers such as Herb Ritts.
It can be a reasonably safe place to start if you're shooting a bodybuilder or athlete for the first time but don't forget to think outside the box and try something unexpected too.
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