lecture 5 - lecture5 23:48 3pointlighting

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lecture 5 23:48 3 point lighting key light- predominate light on the subject. Gives the subject the most  definition. Does not have to be the brightest light in the scene. Doesn’t have  the be the most expansive, either. Just has to be the predominate light, aka  having the greatest impact. It makes the most difference in how the subkect is  represented. Fill- often reduces contrast. A bit softer than the key light and is usually on the  other side of the camera. Back light- comes from behind the subject. Creates a rim around the subjects  head, isolating the subject from the backgroung. Sometimes it is too apparent  and unnatural. More directional. Comes from a specific source. Ambient light- a general sense of light coming from anywhere. Characteristics Quality o Soft- more gradual and gentle light. A softer shadow. More ambient. 
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course CA 355 taught by Professor Aarongranat during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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