Lighting the Background

In addition to lighting the subject from the front, you can also consider creatively lighting the background. In this example, the model is standing in front of a light pointed at black background with a red gel to create a glow on the background. The result gives, a gradient orange glow and can be seen below.

Camera: Fujifilm X-T2
Lens: Fuji XF55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS
Camera Settings: 60mm 1/200sec ISO 100 f/5