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12_RakingLight-2 - INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT 12:...

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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY PROFESSOR SKOGLUND PROJECT 12: RAKING LIGHT PAGE 1 of 3 This project is about how light affects the look and feel of a person’s face from one side to the other, as well as to understand the principle of RAKING the light by applying strong directional light from the SIDE of the picture frame. 1. Refer to the pictures above. Notice two shots: one with the light coming from right side of the picture and one with the light coming from the left side. 2. RAKING LIGHT IS: a strong directional light that hits the subject from the side and emphasizes the textures and sculptural quality of the subject. 3. You are to do this project at home if at all possible. You may photograph anyone that you want, but all pictures have to be of the same person. If you cannot do it at home, then you may do it in school with one of your classmates as the subject. 4. NOTICE THAT THE CAMERA IS HELD VERTICALLY (portrait position) 5. Put your camera lens in the TELEPHOTO position but not MACRO. The
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course PHOTO 261 taught by Professor Sandraskoglund during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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