How Much Do You Know About Portrait Lighting?

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Multiple choice question

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

A Kicker

A Fill

A Key

A Point Source

Response:

A Fill

A Key

A Kicker

A Point Source

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

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

A reflected source works best and should bounce the light up

Response:

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

It needs to be weaker than the key and far away

A reflected source works best and should bounce the light up

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What does a Background light do?

Gives direction to the image

Aids in separating the subject from the background

Eliminates shadows on the background

Decreases depth in the photograph

Response:

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

Reflections

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Shape

Texture

Response:

Reflections

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Texture

Shape

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What does a Point Source illustrate best?

Shape

Needles

Texture

Reflections

Response:

Texture

Shape

Reflections

Needles

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

The initial source can never be a hot light

The light has to be through a scrim

You always have to use a soft box

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

Response:

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

You always have to use a soft box

The initial source can never be a hot light

The light has to be through a scrim

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What is the definition of a fill?

Illuminates shadows

Diffused cast shadow

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

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Response:

Diffused cast shadow

Illuminates shadows

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

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