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    Lighting theory essentials

    Lighting theory essentials is a selection of 14 short videos (duration: < 5 minutes) which covers the most important elements of Lighting theory. We intend to give you a relevant, fast, and flexible learning experience.

    For more information please see the E-book “The Science of Lighting”. In this book you will learn additional lighting theory knowledge about light and radiation, how light is produced, how is light directed and screened, quantities and units, light and vision, light and color, light and health and Lighting quality.


    Below are additional videos related to Lighting theory:


    What is electromagnetic spectrum?
    What is a prism?
    What is HID?
    What is Fluorescent?
    What is light absorption?
    What is refraction?
    What is photometrics?
    What is the visual process?
    What is lighting vision?
    What is color mixing?
    What are the basic concepts of light and health?
    What is lighting level?
    What is lumen method?
    What is economics of light?
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