Decision to overexpose in Prisoners (1 reply)
I was always interested in this shot because of the decision to blow out the background. It seems unconventional to me, but I like the effect because I feel it draws attention back to Loki's face. Was this just an instinctual decision? What do you think would be lost by exposing for the background here? I can't think of many other shots in Prisoners that are shot this way. Thank you very much.
There wasn't much alternative, other than blasting Jake with a lot more light. Besides, he is against the light and I think it would have looked unnatural if the background was the set at same exposure.