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Record 1 2004-12-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photography
  • Cinematography
  • Television Arts
DEF

An illumination which comes from behind the subject to provide trans-illumination.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photographie
  • Cinématographie
  • Télévision (Arts du spectacle)
DEF

[...] éclairage produit par une source lumineuse placée derrière le sujet à photographier [ou à filmer et qui] apparaît [...] en silhouette sur un arrière-plan clair.

Spanish

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