Raccoon eyes

Raccoon eyes
the effect created when shooting subjects in bright daylight when the sun is high in the sky, which results in dark shadows in the subjects eye sockets.

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  • raccoon — rac|coon racoon [rəˈku:n, ræ US ræ ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Virginia Algonquian; Origin: äräkhun] 1.) a small North American animal with black fur around its eyes and black and grey rings on its tail 2.) [U] the skin and thick fur of a raccoon ▪ a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • raccoon — noun /ɹəˈkuːn,ɹæˈkun,ɹəˈkun/ a) A nocturnal omnivore originally living in Northern America, typically with a mixture of gray, brown, and black fur, a mask like marking around the eyes and a striped tail; Procyon lotor. Before a fire upon a seat… …   Wiktionary

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