The eye has a better sensor than a camera


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The eye has a better sensor than a camera

While the human eye and a camera have similarities, how each sees the world is vastly different, particularly when it comes to dynamic range, the tonal difference between the brightest brights and the darkest darks. Because of this, you should adjust a photograph's tonal range prior to interpreting it into a painting. In this chapter, we'll take a look at how both the camera and the eye portrays the world, and how you can modify a photo to look more like how the eye of the artist sees it, a key attribute towards successful interpretation.

What we're looking at here is a photograph, and what I want to show you here is how a camera is essentially a dumb device, and by that I mean it can only see the world by the way that we instruct it, or how some instructions within the camera tell it to look at the world. The human eye, on the other hand, is constantly adjusting. This is one photograph set at one setting, and this setting was designed to expose for the shadows. So that means th...

The eye has a better sensor than a camera
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The eye has a better sensor than a camera provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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