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While some assume that darkness is just the absence of light, that's being [[FantasticRacism spectralist]], which is even worse if you assume that all DarkIsEvil or [[DarknessEqualsDeath harmful]]. Well most of that's a topic for another page, but Trope Co can assure you that many shadows are nice people and hard workers. This includes lighting assistance.

Just as half the music is what's between the notes, what's between the light matters in making a compelling image. Both are needed to draw the eyes of your audience. You want your horror movie to create a sense of dread instead of relying on {{Jump Scare}}s? Use the right lighting to create a disturbing mood and reserve the loud noises for when appropriate[[note]]or do you want to create another shortage of jump scares, the way the last decade of horror films did, and inflate the prices, making Trope Co [[MisBlamed unfairly look like scalpers]][[/note]].

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While some assume that darkness is just the absence of light, that's being [[FantasticRacism spectralist]], which is even worse if you ignorantly assume that all DarkIsEvil or [[DarknessEqualsDeath harmful]]. Well While most of that's that is a topic discussion for another page, but Trope Co can assure you that many shadows are nice people and hard workers. This includes lighting assistance.

Just as half the music is what's between the notes, what's between the light matters in making a compelling image. Both are needed to draw the eyes of your audience. You want your horror movie to create a sense of dread instead of relying on {{Jump Scare}}s? Use the right lighting to create a disturbing mood and reserve the loud noises for when appropriate[[note]]or do you want to create another shortage of jump scares, the way the last decade of horror films did, and inflate the prices, making Trope Co [[MisBlamed unfairly look like scalpers]][[/note]].
scalpers]][[/note]]. You want your mystery character EmergingFromTheShadows in the best possible way? Our shadows know how to stand just between them and the revealing light.



Our light and shadows also love [[RuleOfSymbolism being symbolic]]. You can play them straight and have your AllLovingHero and AntiHero be in the dark respectively, or have them switch places for either visual {{Irony}} or to indicate to the audience that these characters may not be as clear cut as they seem. In other words, CharacterDepth can be conveyed by smart use of the depth of field.

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Our light and shadows also love [[RuleOfSymbolism being symbolic]]. You can play them straight and have your AllLovingHero and AntiHero be in the light or dark respectively, or have them switch places for either visual {{Irony}} or to indicate to the audience that these characters may not be as clear cut as they seem. In other words, CharacterDepth can be conveyed simply by smart use of the depth of field.


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Finally don't think because a work is bright and colorful, that this isn't needed. Even the shiniest pictures need things not as shiny to seem complete.


Many artists and photographers think that controlling the lighting is the key to making a great image. The fools! If you only want to manage the light, you're just doing half the work. You need to manage the darkness as well. That's why TropeCo/TropeCo® offers our very own forms of {{Chiaroscuro}}!

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Many artists and photographers think that controlling the lighting is the key to making a great image. The fools! If you only want to manage the light, you're just doing half the work. You need to manage the darkness as well. That's why TropeCo/TropeCo® '''TropeCo/TropeCo®'''; offers our very own forms of {{Chiaroscuro}}!


Many artists and photographers think that controlling the lighting is the key to making a great image. The fools! If you only want to manage the light, you're just doing half the work. You need to manage the darkness as well. That's why TropeCo/TropeCo offers our very own forms of {{Chiaroscuro}}!

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Many artists and photographers think that controlling the lighting is the key to making a great image. The fools! If you only want to manage the light, you're just doing half the work. You need to manage the darkness as well. That's why TropeCo/TropeCo TropeCo/TropeCo® offers our very own forms of {{Chiaroscuro}}!

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[[caption-width-right:350:Our shadows worked hard to make her [[PrettyInMink white ermine]] [[PimpedOutDress skirt]] look [[CostumePorn even more luxurious]].]]

Many artists and photographers think that controlling the lighting is the key to making a great image. The fools! If you only want to manage the light, you're just doing half the work. You need to manage the darkness as well. That's why TropeCo/TropeCo offers our very own forms of {{Chiaroscuro}}!

While some assume that darkness is just the absence of light, that's being [[FantasticRacism spectralist]], which is even worse if you assume that all DarkIsEvil or [[DarknessEqualsDeath harmful]]. Well most of that's a topic for another page, but Trope Co can assure you that many shadows are nice people and hard workers. This includes lighting assistance.

Just as half the music is what's between the notes, what's between the light matters in making a compelling image. Both are needed to draw the eyes of your audience. You want your horror movie to create a sense of dread instead of relying on {{Jump Scare}}s? Use the right lighting to create a disturbing mood and reserve the loud noises for when appropriate[[note]]or do you want to create another shortage of jump scares, the way the last decade of horror films did, and inflate the prices, making Trope Co [[MisBlamed unfairly look like scalpers]][[/note]].

This also applies to SceneryPorn. Even the brightest areas need something not as well lit to offset the other parts. So you still need to hire the right amount of light and shadow to make the prettiest picture.

Our light and shadows also love [[RuleOfSymbolism being symbolic]]. You can play them straight and have your AllLovingHero and AntiHero be in the dark respectively, or have them switch places for either visual {{Irony}} or to indicate to the audience that these characters may not be as clear cut as they seem. In other words, CharacterDepth can be conveyed by smart use of the depth of field.

Prices depend on length of the shoot, breadth of the image, degree of contrast, and how reflective or light absorbing the pictured surfaces are. For those not yet experienced enough in those subtleties, Trope Co offers some base packages.
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