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P067 THREE POINT LIGHTING / THEORY

REVIEW ACTIVITIES:

  • QUIZLET
  • STUDY STACK
  • KAHOOT PREVIEW
  • JEOPARDY GAME

VOCABULARY:  click links for detailed glossary page:

  • KEY LIGHT: The principal light on a subject.
  • FILL LIGHT: The light that lightens shadows created by the main (key) light.
  • BACKGROUND LIGHT: A light splashed on a wall or other backing to lighten it and add visual interest.
  • HIGH KEY: Lighting in which much of the image is light, with darker accents.
  • LOW KEY: Lighting in which much of the image is dark, with lighter accents.
  • MEDIUM KEY: Lighting in which neither light nor dark tones dominate the image.
  • EXPRESSIONISM: A lighting style that adds a heightened emotional effect, without regard for lighting motivation.
  • MAGIC REALISM: A lighting style that creates a strange or unearthly effect, often enhanced digitally in postproduction.
  • MOTIVATED LIGHTING: Lighting that imitates real-world light sources at a location.
  • LARGE SOURCE LIGHT: A lighting instrument, such as a scoop or other floodlight, with a big front area from which light is emitted. Light from large-source instruments is relatively soft and diffuse.
  • GAFFER: The chief lighting technician on a shoot.

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