Vision and attention


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Vision and attention

There is something else to consider about how your brain impacts your visual sense. Right now you are looking at a window on your computer screen and you're possibly paying attention to the image of me that's there, rambling on and on. Try this though. Don't take your eyes off me. I love this movie. Now try to tune into everything else that you can see within your field of view. Note that you can see lots of other things on the monitor itself. Beyond the edges of the screen you can see what's--I feel like a stewardess.

Beyond the edges of the screen, you can see what's next to and beside the monitor, and as you keep tuning into all of that that's there in your periphery, you realize that you have almost a 180-degree field of view. Now all of that has been there the whole time that you've been watching me and yet you were probably unaware of most of it. This is another way that your brain differs from your camera. While your eyes are picking up this very wide v...

Vision and attention
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Vision and attention provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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