Definition of cross light in English:

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cross light

noun

A light positioned to illuminate the parts of a photographic subject which the main lighting leaves in shade: keep the light a little high and put a cross light on her to bring the cheekbones out
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  • The combination of frontlight from the ceiling Cove and cross light from the ends of the Second Pipe makes a good, all purpose general wash.
  • We decided to use the angled cross lights to simulate a night club/rock concert mood.
  • Try using a torch to investigate how much more detailed contrast you can get by using cross light.

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