How to use and control the light ratio to achieve the ideal shadow effect?

How to use and control the light ratio to achieve the ideal shadow effect?The light ratio is the ratio of the amount of light in the darkest part of the subject to the amount of light in the brightest part. The size of the light ratio directly affects the tone level and tone level of … Read more

What is light quality? What is direct light, scattered light, and reflected light?

What is light quality? What is direct light, scattered light, and reflected light?The texture of light is a kind of visual and psychological perception of light. Soft or hard is used to describe certain properties of light. Different light sources have different light textures, and the same light source has different light quality due to … Read more

How to arrange the lighting for photography indoors?

How to arrange the lighting for photography indoors? The so-called arrangement of light means the arrangement of artificial light. The light is arranged to use light, specifically flash and continuous light can be used. Shooting scenery and indoor portraits pay attention to the arrangement of light, including illuminance, lamp position, lamp number, lamp type, etc. … Read more

Photographic light type and classification

Photographic light type and classification.The so-called light type is light that has a specific modeling effect on the subject. There are main light, auxiliary light, contour light, background light, and decorative light. Different light types have different uses. In shooting practice, one, two or more light types can be used. The more light types, the … Read more

Light position and application of photography

Light position and application of photography.The so-called light position is the specific direction of the light source illuminating the subject. That is, the position of the light source relative to the subject and the camera. Divided by light position, there are mainly forward light, side light, backlight, top light, and foot light. The light position … Read more

Photographic lighting and requirements

Photographic lighting and requirements.The so-called use of light refers to the photographer’s selection, utilization and control of the relative relationship between the illuminance, angle, color temperature and the scene. In a broad sense, “use of light” refers to the “use of light” in the early stage of shooting, the “use of light” in post-digital retouching, … Read more

Camera’s metering mode

Camera’s metering mode.The so-called metering refers to the camera metering system (only continuous light source can be measured), or the process of measuring the reflected light brightness of the subject with a light meter. Metering is a prerequisite for correct exposure. Metering not only determines the tone, but also affects the color tone. Under different … Read more

Photographic exposure and control

Exposure is a photochemical or photoelectric physical process in which an imaging carrier is irradiated with light to form an image. Exposure needs to be done under the premise of complete metering. Exposure control is the basic skill of every photographer, and it is related to the success or failure of a photographic work.   … Read more