high-key lighting


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high-key lighting

[′hī ¦kē ′līd·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
In photography, lighting that produces tones that fall mostly between white and gray, with very few dark-gray or black tones.
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A kind of spirit photography is evoked by the palette of shadowy black-and-white, which in other works is supplanted by the high-key lighting of pornography.
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