Lighting – Basic Three-Point Lighting

5 Introduction to Basic Three-Point Lighting

The most common lighting set up requires three lamps or light sources, namely the Key Light, Fill Light and Back light. These are the three building blocks of lighting, which are used to shape a scene and together are commonly referred to as as ‘Three-Point Lighting’ and should form the basis of every lighting situation.

5.1 Key Light

The 'Key Light' (also known as the 'Modelling Light') is the predominant or main light on a . . .

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