Low-Key Lighting

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Low-Key Lighting

In film, lighting that provides contrast between the light and dark areas of a scene, creating the impression of shadow. It is used to create the mood of suspense or mystery and may be used in marketing campaigns.
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Further expansion of the ambient lighting business due to synergy effects produced in combination with existing businesses
With the curbing of any financial outlay required for implementation deemed to be of paramount importance, utilization of the local interface network (LIN) has emerged as a way to control the arrays of LEDs in ambient lighting systems--thereby making use of an existing bus infrastructure.
Too much will compete with the ambient lighting. Keeping a clear contrast between the two helps move the eye of the customer and keeps them walking through the store.
Individual pieces were perched on a series of high tables with white tops and unfinished wooden legs and illuminated with flat ambient lighting; the room resembled less a gallery than a tidy workshop with a baker's dozen projects seemingly just completed.
"Connection" implies both physical surroundings - placement, ambient lighting - and also the cultural environment of a monument and of its beholder, his or her social, psychological, spiritual situation.
Contract notice: Supply and installation of total project design (furniture and ambient lighting).
Based on the input from an analog ambient light sensor, the driver can adjust the backlight current automatically to match display luminosity to the ambient lighting conditions.
So in addition to providing a mid-cycle refresh for the TL with such differences as a larger satin chrome grille, separate fog lights, mirrors with LED turn signals, a three-spoke steering wheel, new headrests, blue ambient lighting for the footwell and the console, new aluminum door trim, and even a new engine cover, they decided to bring back the Type-S after a three-year absence.
Light Level: A photoluminescent system requires ambient lighting to be effective.
It relies on color contrast, making it resistant to ambient lighting effects.
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