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  1. Lighting There are two sources of light: Natural and Artificial

  2. Natural Light: sun

  3. moonlight

  4. Reflected light

  5. Artificial Light Studio lights Candlelight Ambient/existing indoor light

  6. Studio Light

  7. Candlelight

  8. Ambient/existing light

  9. Lighting: direction and intensity The intensity and the direction of light - and the highlights and shadows they create are essential to effective photography

  10. Front lighting • Bright but flat effect – little shadow • Does not reveal lines or textures or detail • Used in flattering portraits – few flaws shown

  11. Front examples

  12. Side lighting • Side light creates strong highlights and shadows • Reveals lines, texture, and details • Effective for creating depth • Creates a feeling of mystery, seriousness, drama

  13. Backlighting Creates 2 effects: Halo effect: subject has a lit aura around it Silhouette: subject is a shadowed image

  14. Backlighting

  15. Top lighting: effect of sidelight

  16. Bottom: side light effect

  17. Look for the light and use it!!