Available light



the natural or usual light on a subject.
Contemporary Examples

All photos were taken on the fly, nothing arranged, and only with available light.
Shooting Ryan Adams Neal Casal March 28, 2010

Yes, he works with available light, and handheld camera, but his interest is in the essential absurdity of the world.
Frederick Wiseman’s Best Scenes Errol Morris November 21, 2009

Historical Examples

Their only available light for going deeply into the caverns would be torches.
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind Herbert George Wells

noun

See ambient light

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    suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available. readily obtainable; accessible: available resources. having sufficient power or efficacy; valid. Archaic. efficacious; profitable; advantageous. Historical Examples I presume an unimportant picture, as his power was not then availably developed. Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5) John Ruskin […]

  • Availed

    to be of use or value to; profit; advantage: All our efforts availed us little in trying to effect a change. to be of use; have force or efficacy; serve; help: His strength did not avail against the hostile onslaught. to be of value or profit. advantage; use; efficacy; effective use in the achievement of […]



  • Availing

    to be of use or value to; profit; advantage: All our efforts availed us little in trying to effect a change. to be of use; have force or efficacy; serve; help: His strength did not avail against the hostile onslaught. to be of value or profit. advantage; use; efficacy; effective use in the achievement of […]

  • Avails

    to be of use or value to; profit; advantage: All our efforts availed us little in trying to effect a change. to be of use; have force or efficacy; serve; help: His strength did not avail against the hostile onslaught. to be of value or profit. advantage; use; efficacy; effective use in the achievement of […]



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