Create artificial light


Create and set up artificial light sources using flashlights, screens and reflectors.

Alternative labels

create artificial illumination
create artificial lighting
set up artificial lighting
create light that is artificial

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Create artificial light is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Photographer: Photographers take pictures using digital or film cameras and equipment. Photographers may develop negatives or use computer software in order to produce finished images and prints.

Optional skill

Create artificial light is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Photography teacher: Photography teachers instruct students in the various techniques and styles of photography, such as (group) portrait, nature, travel, macro, underwater, black and white, panoramic, motion, etc. They provide students with a notion of photography history, but mainly focus on a practice-based approach in their courses, in which they assist students in experimenting with and mastering different photography techniques and encourage them to develop their own style. Photography teachers monitor students’ progress and set up exhibitions to show of students’ work to the public.
Lighting technician: Lighting technicians setup, prepare, check and maintain equipment in order to provide optimal lighting quality for live performances and motion pictures. They cooperate with road crew to unload, set up and operate lighting equipment and instruments.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022