Chapter 2

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Thomas Scicluna

Light

Light is the photographer’s medium. The word photography is derived from the ancient Greek words photos and graph meaning ‘light writing’. In photography, shadows, reflections, patterns of light, even the light source itself may be come the main subject and solid objects may become incidental to the theme.

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Bridie Watts

Aims

~   To develop knowledge and understanding of how the quality and direction of light can change character and mood.

~   To develop an awareness to the limitations of film and image sensors in ...

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