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fill light

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(Photography) photog a light that supplements the key light without changing its character, used esp to lighten shadows
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The second step is the new smart fill light technology that simulates the fill effect in professional studios.
Lenovo's budget smartphone, the K3 Note, has the same feature under the name, Fill Light (which is exactly what it is).
org), also an image management and raw processing app for Windows, Mac, and some versions of Linux with features including highlight reconstruction, fill light, a zonal exposure tool based on Ansel Adams system, channel mixing, as well as an array of filters and image enhancement tools; and Picasa (http://picasa.
To compensate for the absence of uplight on the statue's upper torso, ambient light from the Photo Panels serves as fill light on the face.
He went on to say that the sides would intensify joint work in the coming period to upgrade existing oilfields to help fill light oil and gas shortage as well as to increase the output of heavy oil.
It was all ambient light and fill light, basically--very, very soft light.
Packed with color photos throughout, this illustrates the basics of positioning, fill light, working with ambient light, creating natural effects, and using flash to mimic the best attributes of natural lighting.
Fill Light and Clarity - The Fill Light tool lets you work quickly to bring out underexposed areas without affecting the overall brightness of your image, while the Clarity tool makes it easy to enhance subtle yet important details.
Among the new features is Photo Blend, to create the perfect composition from a series of images by including the best details and removing unwanted elements from any individual photo; Fill Light and Clarity tools; Selective Focus; and Vignette Tools to apply a soft, coloured or faded border effect.
Three-point lighting is a lighting technique commonly utilised in cinematography and photography, and consists of key light, the main light source; fill light, a secondary illumination source for areas the key light cannot reach; and back light.
There is a brick tile pattern where users place the subject; a flowerpot, where users put the main light; a watering can, where the fill light goes; a shaded area where the photographer should stand, and so on.
The SD-10 sensor also offers the unique X3 Fill Light function, a new Foveon technology that improves the quality of digital images made in difficult lighting conditions.