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How our eyes see color

The first thing to learn about how we perceive color, is that we can't trust our eyes. The way our eyes interpret color changes according to which colors we're looking at and which colors are placed next to each other. You can easily demonstrate this with a simple spreadsheet. I've created a spreadsheet here with two orange panels. And a blue panel in the middle. And it's a very light blue panel and the oranges are constant. They're not gradient, but the interesting thing is that they may appear to be a gradient because of the viewing angle, or that you're looking at the screen. Or your type of screen you're looking at.

And all these things combine to change the color on screen. The reason that you can see the central column as blue, and the panels as orange, is because they are complimentary colors, they are colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel. And on the digital color wheel that we work with on the computer, oranges are on the opposite side of blue. And...

How our eyes see color
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How our eyes see color provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Simon Walker as part of the The Art of Color Correction: Color Grading for Locations and Times of Day

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