One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Lighting used to produce particular effects, e.g. in a play, film, or television programme.‘the designs of the fabrics and costumes are dazzling and the lighting effects are dramatic’
- ‘Create the epic or mythological lighting effects that you see in Hollywood blockbusters without breaking the bank on lighting equipment.’
- ‘She performed on a bare stage with minimal props; only fairly late in her career did she employ lighting effects beyond mere illumination.’
- ‘The staging was superbly dramatic, the choreography flawless and the lighting effects simply sensational.’
- ‘Some cool lighting effects would have really suited this game.’
- ‘The striking visuals of the sets are deepened by Cox's shadowy, cinematic lighting effects, and by the subdued color palette of the costumes.’
- 1.1 The way light is depicted in a painting or other picture.‘he brought the lighting effects of modern French painting to colour lithography’
- ‘But there is one color that may not work well if you're trying to create dramatic lighting effects: white.’
- ‘Many of his figural compositions suggest the stagey lighting effects of Caravaggio.’
- ‘These images are well-composed and well-planned, often revisiting scenes to capture just the right composition and lighting effects.’
- ‘At his best, he painted with a sumptuous technique and a feeling for bold and unusual lighting effects, but he could be rather twee.’
- ‘From a more mature phase is the Madonna and Child with Saints, which displays more softly painted forms and gentler lighting effects.’
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