Term - Lighting ratio
|Lighting ratio||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 23rd October 2014
The ratio from the brightest (highlight) to darkest part (shadow)of the subject. A ratio of the brightness of light falling on the subject from the main (key) light and other (fill) lights. A ratio of about 3:1 is normal for colour photography.
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