In commercial photography, there is a particular type of shot that lends itself to web and print layouts, which is called the "silhouetted shot." If produced correctly, the subject matter will appear to be sitting in a white room surrounded by light. It is a very clean style because it looks natural on a white page and is not confined to a square or rectangular frame.
Much of the success of a silhouetted shot depends on lighting, which to many might seem complicated and expensive. As you'll discover in this lesson, however, this does not necessarily have to be the case.