Key Triangle Too Narrow Main Light Too Far to Side

Figure 8.9 illustrates still another potential problem. We positioned the light so that the nose casts a dark shadow across her cheek. This shadow blocks the key triangle. Once more the cure is simple. To avoid a shadow such as this one, all we have to do is move the light a bit more to the front. When we do this, the key triangle will reappear.

8.8 The unsettling "raccoon eyes" that we see here come from lifting the main light too high above the model's face.

Figure 8.9 illustrates still another potential problem. We positioned the light so that the nose casts a dark shadow across her cheek. This shadow blocks the key triangle. Once more the cure is simple. To avoid a shadow such as this one, all we have to do is move the light a bit more to the front. When we do this, the key triangle will reappear.

8.9 The result of positioning the main light too far to one side. The nose of the model casts a shadow across her cheek, blocking the key highlight.
0 0

Post a comment