BA Hons Photography
Chiaroscuro Lighting: Workshop Notes

Quince, Cabbage, Melon and Cucumber, 1602, Juan Sanchez Cotin. This talk about lighting,¬†outlined how painters and photographers use shadow and highlights, ‘Chiaroscuro’ to create a 3 dimensional illusion. Do browse through the presentation to see the many light shapers available. From soft boxes, umbrellas, shoots to honeycombs. ¬†When analysing your references and making experimental tests in the studio, notice key points, such as edge transfer, shadow definition, coverage and shadow contrast.

Lighting Basic Principles Chiaroscuro

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