controluce

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

contro- +‎ luce

Noun[edit]

controluce f (invariable)

  1. contrast or juxtaposition of light
  2. (cinematography) back lighting

Noun[edit]

controluce m (invariable)

  1. silhouette
  2. (cinematography) A backlit shot

Adverb[edit]

controluce

  1. Against, or into the light