How To: Illuminate Portraits with Headlights

I really enjoy lighting subjects with non-traditional lighting. After years of playing with off-camera lighting in the traditional ways, I began to think a little outside the box. What's more non-traditional than using car headlights for portraits? I had seen examples from other photographers doing this in the past and began playing around with several subjects. The headlights give some unique challenges that aren't the easiest to avoid, so here are some tips I have gathered over the past few months.

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