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1

Daylight; achieved by using windows, skylights, or light shelves.

Natural Light

2

Light from electrical sources, and is man-made

Artificial Light

3

also known as background lighting; provides a uniform level of illumination for a general level of visibility

General Lighting

4

lighting designed to provide a relatively high level of illumination over a small area

Local Lighting

5

provides localized light in specific areas for specific tasks

Task Lighting

6

a key element of creative lighting design, these reveals color, texture, and formed by highlighting and painting specific objects around us.

Accent Lighting

7

used to emphasize an object by illuminating with a strong light

Highlight

8

illuminates something from behind in order to enhance depth or to separate the subject from its background

Backlight

9

light coming or produced from the side

Sidelight

10

diffused light that produces little contrast and poorly defined shadows on the subject

Soft Light

11

direct light that produces high contrast and distinct shadows on the subject

Hard Light

12

also known as orientation or utility lighting, this provides visual information for our safety and comfort

Information Lighting