Great for TV and film creators, these entertainment flash cards cover media aesthetics
There are 39 flash cards in this set (7 pages to print.)
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Sample flash cards in this set:
|A form of radiant energy.
|Is definitely fixed to its object.
|This shadow always falls on something.
|Cast Shadow: Object Connected
|The shadow is connected to the object.
|Cast Shadow: Object Disconnected
|The shadow is no longer attached to the object.
|Cast Shadow: Independent
|The shadow is independent of any object. (May not be shown at all)
|The contrast of light and dark is severe.
|The transition of light and shadow is gradual.
|Elimination of falloff
|The whole subject is lit up without any shadows.
|The scene has an abundance of bright, usually slow falloff illumination and a light background.
|Selective, usually leaving the background and surrounding areas dark.
|The eyes of the subject or the middle portion of the object.
|The attached shadows reverse vertically and are exactly opposite their expected positions.
|A sign of a coming event using lighting techniques.
|An element that operates as an aesthetic intensifier in a scene.
|The triangular arrangement of key, back, and fill lights, with the back light opposite the camera and directly behind the object , and the key and fill lights on opposite sides of the camera and to the front and the side of the object.
|Principle source of illumination.
|Separates the figure from the background and provides sparkle.
|Comes from the side of the object, acting as an additional fill light and providing contour.
|Comes from the back, is usually from below and off to one side.
|Illuminates the background, which can be the actual set of an interior or some kind of backdrop.
|Lighting for fast falloff and for light/dark contrast. (Exaggerated candle light)
|Illuminates the foreground figures while leaving the background totally dark.
|Uses highly diffused light that seems to come from all directions.
|The background is lit up not the figure.
|The property of light, not objects or liquids.
|The object reflects parts of the light spectrum and absorbs the rest. The reflected light is focused by the lens of the eye onto the retina.
|Hue describes the color itself. Red, blue, green, and yellow are hues.
|High and Low Saturation
|Saturation describes the color richness.
|The brightness of a color depends on how much light it reflects. Brightness is called lightness when it refers to how bright we perceive an object to be.
|Additive Primary Colors
|Red, green, and blue.
|Subtractive Primary Colors
|Cyan, Magenta, and yellow.
|Additive Color Mixing
|You can produce a great number of different hues.
|Subtractive Color Mixing
|They swallow one another's light until no light is passed.
|High & Low-energy Color Distribution
|Sets off a high-energy color against a low-energy background.
|With high-contrast lighting, it heightens its dramatic impact.
|The relative strength or purity of a color.
|White, gray, and black.