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Picture Perfect Lighting by Roberto Valenzuela

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CHAPTER 4

INTRODUCTION TO THE CIRCUMSTANTIAL LIGHT ELEMENTS

Having a clear understanding of how sunlight or natural light behaves during the daytime allows you to have better control over light rather than being a slave to it. At night, the main light source could come from a variety of manmade light sources, such as fluorescent lights, streetlights, tungsten lights, etc. Regardless of where the main source of light comes from, light will always interact with surrounding objects. As we discussed in the previous chapter, light can reflect off an object, be absorbed by an object, or pass through an object. In order to manage all of these interactions ...

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