Light and Color in Nature and Art

Light and Color in Nature and Art

Book - 1983
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An introduction to the science of light and color and its applications to photography, art, natural phenomena, and other related areas. Explains the origin of phenomena commonly encountered in nature and art, emphasizing the physical aspects but also touching on aspects of physiology and psychology that directly influence how visual images are perceived. Covers the effect of mixing color, the notion of color spaces, how atoms and molecules affect light, how light can be measured, the effect of using a lens, and many other topics. Requires little or no mathematical background. Includes questions and references for further reading.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1983
ISBN: 9780471083740
Branch Call Number: Science & Nature 535 Wil
Additional Contributors: Cummins, Herman Z. 1933-


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