How Much Do You Know About Portrait Lighting?

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Question:

Multiple choice question

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

A Kicker

A Key

A Point Source

A Fill

Response:

A Point Source

A Fill

A Key

A Kicker

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

It has to be soft source and far away

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

Response:

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 needs to be weaker than the key and far away

It has to be soft source and far away

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What does a Background light do?

Decreases depth in the photograph

Aids in separating the subject from the background

Eliminates shadows on the background

Gives direction to the image

Response:

Aids in separating the subject from the background

Gives direction to the image

Eliminates shadows on the background

Decreases depth in the photograph

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

Texture

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Shape

Reflections

Response:

Reflections

Shape

Texture

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

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What does a Point Source illustrate best?

Texture

Shape

Reflections

Needles

Response:

Needles

Texture

Shape

Reflections

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Multiple choice question

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:

You always have to use a soft box

The light has to be through a scrim

The initial source can never be a hot light

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

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

Diffused cast shadow

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Response:

Diffused cast shadow

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Illuminates shadows

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities