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specular (subject)

A highly reflective, mirror-like surface. Tip: If your subject is specular and small, stick it in a Translucent tent, cut a hole for your lens, and douse it with light. Or surround it with white panels.

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specular (subject)

Bright light spots reflected from a shiny surface or an object s edges.
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specular (subject)

Area with no printable dots, thus no detail. Also: catchlight, dropout highlight.
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