How Much Do You Know About Portrait Lighting?

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What is the light called that supply’s the general lighting direction of the portrait?

A Key

A Point Source

A Fill

A Kicker

Response:

A Kicker

A Fill

A Point Source

A Key

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What two elements must all fill lights have to do their function properly?

A reflected source works best and should bounce the light up

It needs to be weaker than the key and far away

It has to be soft source and far away

It should be on axis (center) with little direction, and as close to the subject as possible

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It needs to be weaker than the key and far away

A reflected source works best and should bounce the light up

It should be on axis (center) with little direction, and as close to the subject as possible

It has to be soft source and far away

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What does a Background light do?

Eliminates shadows on the background

Aids in separating the subject from the background

Gives direction to the image

Decreases depth in the photograph

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Gives direction to the image

Eliminates shadows on the background

Decreases depth in the photograph

Aids in separating the subject from the background

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Why do many use a Soft Source like an umbrella or softbox as a key light?

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Shape

Reflections

Texture

Response:

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Shape

Texture

Reflections

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What does a Point Source illustrate best?

Needles

Shape

Reflections

Texture

Response:

Needles

Texture

Reflections

Shape

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For a soft source to be soft what has to be true?

You always have to use a soft box

The light has to be bigger than the subject and closer than its size

The light has to be through a scrim

The initial source can never be a hot light

Response:

The initial source can never be a hot light

You always have to use a soft box

The light has to be through a scrim

The light has to be bigger than the subject and closer than its size

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What is the definition of a fill?

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

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Diffused cast shadow

Illuminates shadows

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Diffused cast shadow

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

Illuminates shadows

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