Apr 17, 2021
ART 156 - Photographic Lighting
Description: Fundamentals of photographic lighting. Understanding, measuring and controlling lighting situations. Studio and location lighting. Application of design principles.
Prerequisites: ART 154
- Properties of light
- Ambient light sources
- Artificial light sources
- Exposure calculation
- Lighting ratios
- Background brightness control
- Studio lighting
- Location lighting
- Formal elements and principles of design
- Historical and contemporary art examples
- Identify properties of light and their visual impact.
- Identify and control ambient light sources for visual impact.
- Manipulate and compose light values from artificial light sources.
- Ascertain correct exposure calculations.
- Calculate balanced lighting ratios.
- Control background brightness for visual impact.
- Construct studio lighting set-ups for various commercial and fine art applications.
- Construct on-location lighting setups for various commercial and fine art applications.
- Identify, analyze, and utilize the formal elements and principles of design.
- Recognize historical and contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
- Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.
- Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.