Alicja Colon Photographer. Paper-illustrator. Still-life creator.

Manual Focus: A personal podcast that focuses on the intersection of Christ and Creativity.

A personal podcast that focuses on the intersection of Christ and Creativity.

07: The 4 Qualities of Light

Music: Creative Commons; Ear Scriptones 2 by IntoInfinity.org

The 4 inherent qualities:

  1. Color

  2. Shape

  3. Direction

  4. Intensity

Color

 CreativeSouth '15: Blue daylight, orange lamps, fluorescent ice-cream truck lights.

CreativeSouth '15: Blue daylight, orange lamps, fluorescent ice-cream truck lights.

Shape

Soft

 Shot for Braizen; This is Soft Light, using 2 umbrellas and a reflector.

Shot for Braizen; This is Soft Light, using 2 umbrellas and a reflector.

Hard

 Girls night out: This is Hard Light with one small flash on camera left.

Girls night out: This is Hard Light with one small flash on camera left.

Direction

 Sidecar: The light spilling behind the computer and mug guides the viewer eye.

Sidecar: The light spilling behind the computer and mug guides the viewer eye.

Intensity 

 Me: The light was really close to my face, hence why the light falls off quickly.

Me: The light was really close to my face, hence why the light falls off quickly.

We'll be diving more into this topic at my Shape Light workshop at CreativeSouth, April 7 in Columbus, Ga.


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