Get creative with dramatic silhouettes
In the beginning we were always told to shoot with the sun behind us so that your subject will be clearly lighted up. As we move along and begin to understand light directions and to be able to control our camera better you’ll find that shooting with the sun in other positions can give you an even more dramatic results. Shooting into the sun can be tricky to meter and it’s not advisable to look straight into the strong sunlight otherwise it may damage your eyesight. But shooting against a strongly lighted background can create some dramatic shadow, silhouettes and flare.