fill light


fill light
  Light used to control shadows by "filling in" certain dark areas.

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • Fill light — In television, film, stage, or photographic lighting, a fill light (often simply fill) may be used to reduce the contrast of a scene and provide some illumination for the areas of the image that are in shadow. A common lighting setup places the… …   Wikipedia

  • fill light — noun see fill in light * * * Photog. a light used to eliminate or soften shadows caused by the main source of illumination. * * * fill light noun A supplementary light source in photography, used to soften or eliminate shadows • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fill light — FilmM a light whose function is to bring up the light level to fill in dark shadows so that details are visible on a subject’s face or a lit scene. Fill light should be soft and even. Fill lights are often bounced off a wall or ceiling …   Audio and video glossary

  • fill light — TV Supplementary illumination, usually from a soft light positioned to the side of the subject, which lightens shadows created by the key light. (See back light, key light, three point lighting) …   Audio and video glossary

  • fill light — Photog. a light used to eliminate or soften shadows caused by the main source of illumination. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fill Light — VP A light that aims to boost the lighting level on set to erase any shadows and improve the visibility of the frame …   Audio and video glossary

  • fill-in light — noun also fill light : a light used in photography to illuminate the deep shadows caused by the main light …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fill flash — is a photographic technique used to brighten deep shadow areas, typically outdoors on sunny days, though the technique is useful any time the background is significantly brighter than the subject of the photograph. To use fill flash, the aperture …   Wikipedia

  • Light — Light, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lighted} (l[imac]t [e^]d) or {Lit} (l[i^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lighting}.] [AS. l[=y]htan, l[=i]htan, to shine. [root]122. See {Light}, n.] 1. To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Light entertainment — is a term used to describe a broad range of usually televisual performances.Light entertainment in BritainIn the early days of the BBC virtually all broadcast entertainment would be considered light by today s standards, as great pains were taken …   Wikipedia

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