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  • Purpose of Light

    In this section, begin to assimilate all of the practice, terminology, and examples, to form an intended purpose in the way that you light for dramatic portraiture. Consider the purpose of what a light is doing by breaking down jobs of light. Learn to identify the roles and application of a light...

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    With command of the equipment and theory, begin to manipulate lighting to control the overall contrast of your image. Move through a spectrum of power and lighting intensity across the key and fill for specific control over the contrast of your subject’s face. Define stops and push the boundaries...

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    Build on your understanding of light, transitioning focus towards shaping your lighting setup. Examine with practical examples the effect of using modifiers to shape light with intention. Shape your lighting setup with examples using common modifiers like an octobox, rectangular softbox, large um...