Here’s another comparisson of the same coin under different lighting conditions, much like the previous Treasure Chest Thursday post. The first example is using a black backdrop, artifical light and a light box. The second using a white backdrop, natural light, and a white reflector.
f/3.5, exp 1/8, ISO 80
f/4, exp 1/2, bias +0.7, ISO 80
Center Weighted Average Metering
Which one is better for your project? That’s a matter of personal preference. Having fun photographing the stuff of your families’ lives.