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#1 Malik Sajid

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 06:57 AM

What is Rim light? Can anyone explain it. If possible please put any reference images.

Also explain what exactly the "wrap" is?
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#2 Ronney Ross

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:58 AM

A rim light is the result of backlighting a subject and that light causing a halo-type effect, looks nice on women.
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#3 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 11:03 PM

This is an example of a rim light:

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"Wrap" refers to the characteristic way a soft light source curves around a face.

Here is an example of a soft key light "wrapping" the subjects face:

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