The effect of contrast in light


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The effect of contrast in light

As you develop a keener sense of color, your world should start to reveal its color secrets to you. Pay attention to the color found in light and shadow in particular. It's the easiest most readily available teacher and can be found everywhere you look. Here, for example, is a lush landscape full of color. We all can observe the variation in vibrant hues without much difficulty. But looking more closely at this plant, how the light plays out on an individual petal or leaf this is where the lesson really lies.

If we start to understand how light effects form and space we can start to consider how light can be used to manipulate imagery. Look at the light on this petal and leaf. Now look at the shadow. If we look closely, we'll begin to see that it's not only the dark to light color or value that defines the form. But there're other hidden relationships to be found. If I manipulate the intensity of the temperature of the light. We can see that the temperature contrast allows us to readily r...

The effect of contrast in light
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