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 Key

A Point Source

A Kicker

A Fill

Response:

A Point Source

A Kicker

A Key

A Fill

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

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

A reflected source works best and should bounce the light up

Response:

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

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What does a Background light do?

Eliminates shadows on the background

Decreases depth in the photograph

Aids in separating the subject from the background

Gives direction to the image

Response:

Gives direction to the image

Decreases depth in the photograph

Eliminates shadows on the background

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?

Shape

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Texture

Reflections

Response:

Increases light dimension if used in close proximity to the subject

Shape

Reflections

Texture

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What does a Point Source illustrate best?

Texture

Shape

Needles

Reflections

Response:

Texture

Needles

Reflections

Shape

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Multiple choice question

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 bigger than the subject and closer than its size

The light has to be through a scrim

You always have to use a soft box

Response:

The initial source can never be a hot light

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

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What is the definition of a fill?

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

Diffused cast shadow

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Illuminates shadows

Response:

Illuminates shadows but has no directional qualities

Illuminates shadows

Diffused cast shadow

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