The “Pitfalls” of reading about Photography “Pitfalls”

The article began by establishing the idea that just because you have seen a photograph of something does not mean you know “exactly” what something may look like. While I understood the basic groundwork that the author was trying to establish here, the opening signaled that what would most likely follow would be a series… Continue reading

The Physical and the Psychophysical

This popular image (shown above in the post) is a fantastic example of the differences between the physical and the psychophysical. As I have come to understand—visual stimuli is conflated in the retina. Information collected there is an interwoven combination of illuminant (light-source), reflectance/absorbancy (subject illuminated), and transmittance (atmospheric influence). Our visual brain makes many… Continue reading