Uplighting

This produces the starkest, most dramatic effect.  It can be mysterious, intriguing or exotic.  Combining this with some other approaches can produce extraordinarily exciting landscape lighting.

Uplighting is a very dramatic lighting technique.  It is contrary to what we see in everyday life.  Uplighting is a common technique used to accent key focal points in the landscape and create shadows on walls.  It can also be used in many other secondary techniques.

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