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Hey all, i had a question regarding the inverse square law that i cant seem to find the answer to. I have read through all the other posts regarding it on this forum so I hope I'm not being repetitive. Regarding fall off, I'm trying to figure out, does fall off/ contrast ratio increase when the light source is closer to the subject because the lit side is getting brighter? So we end up compensating for the closeness by stopping down, pushing the shadow side even deeper into underexposure? Or does it have to do with how the light actually falls. So if the source was say 10 feet from subject, at say 200 foot candles, then we move the source closer and wire the light down to 200 foot candles again, would the light still fall off quicker? Hope this makes sense, thanks!

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