Technology / Television (TV) / Lighting Direction
Lighting Direction: The positioning of lights relative to the object being shot. The norm for lighting direction is three-point lighting.
Omnidirectional Microphone: A microphone that is able to pick up sound equally from all directions.
Primary Directions: Originally, a mathematically complicated system of progressing a horoscope based upon the diurnal rotation of the Earth. The term is now loosely applied to any method of advancing house cusp . . . View Full Definition
Same Direction Tracking: Tracking vehicles from behind or in front of the patrol vehicle going the same direction while the patrol vehicle is moving. All decatur police moving radars and decatur polie radar guns off . . . View Full Definition
Omnidirectional: Literally, from all directions. In audio, microphones are said to be omnidirectional if they can detect sound with equal sensitivity from all directions. Speakers are omnidirectional if they . . . View Full Definition
Non-Directional Beacon (NDB): An LF, MF, or UHF radio beacon transmitting non-directional signals whereby the pilot of an aircraft equipped with direction finding equipment can determine his bearing to or from the radio . . . View Full Definition
Low-Key Lighting: A lighting style wherein the key light is so much more intense than the fill light that there is a high contrast between bright and dark areas. The bright areas are especially bright and the . . . View Full Definition
Magnetic Direction: Direction as indicated by a magnetic compass after correction for deviation but without correction for variation.
Moonlighting: Working one or more full- or part-time jobs in addition to an individualís regular full-time job.
Screen Direction: From the camera's perspective, the direction a character is looking and/or an object is moving in a shot.