Fill Light

Technology / Television (TV) / Fill Light: In the three-point lighting system, a source of illumination used to fill the shadows created by the key light. It is directed obliquely toward the actor from the opposite side of the key light, at approximately the same height (or a little lower), and is generally half as bright as the key light.

Other Words for Fill

Fill Verb Synonyms: crowd, stuff, cram, jam, load, burden, pack, squeeze
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Other Words for Light

Light Verb Synonyms: turn on, switch on, put on
Light Adjective Synonyms: ignite, set alight, set or put a match to, kindle, burn, touch off, set fire to, fire
Light Noun Synonyms: illumination, brightness, daylight, lamplight, candlelight, firelight, gaslight, torchlight, starlight, moonlight, sunlight, gegenschein, counterglow
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Three-Point Lighting

Technology / Television (TV) / Three-Point Lighting: An aesthetic convention in which an actor or object is lit from three sources or points of light of varying intensity. There is one main source of illumination (key light), one source filling shadows MORE

Low-Key Lighting

Technology / Television (TV) / Low-Key Lighting: A lighting style wherein the key light is so much more intense than the fill light that there is a high contrast between bright and dark areas. The bright areas are especially bright and the dark area MORE

High-Key Lighting

Technology / Television (TV) / High-Key Lighting: A lighting style in which the ratio in intensity of key light to fill light is small. The result is an evenly lit set, with a low contrast between the bright and dark areas of the set. MORE

Lightbox

Entertainment / Photography / Lightbox: Box of fluorescent tubes balanced for white light and covered with translucent glass or plastic. Used for viewing, registering or correcting film negatives and positives. MORE

Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC)

Technology / Aviation / Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC): Generally referring to powered blimps and dirigibles, but often also includes free balloons. MORE

Lightfast

Life Style / Painting / Lightfast: A pigments resistance to fading on long exposure to sunlight. Watercolors are rated lightfast on a scale of I-IV. I and II ratings are the most permanent. MORE

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