3D Lighting: History, Concepts, and Techniques (With CD-ROM) by Arnold Gallardo

By Arnold Gallardo

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Furthermore, since the initial sensory stimuli are amplified by the visual system, raising the level of awareness or retinal response to a single photon would amount to reporting a pond wave displacement as a tsunami. It would be a kind of system definitely prone to errors. The retinal neural filtration system works as an initial visual signal-processing system. For a sensory signal to be processed, it first needs to be detected and integrated. The rods and cones serve as the detectors of light.

The color temperature of artificial light sources is constantly changing. The color temperature depends on how old the light is, what kind of coating it has, the amount of current that is flowing through it, and even the light fixture’s housing. This is why when you are photographing critical scenes where there is “mixed lighting,” you should use a color temperature meter and apply appropriate filtration over the light source or over the lens. T HE L AW OF R EFLECTION The law of reflection states that the angle of the reflection equals the angle of the incidence as relative to the surface’s normal, a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of in- CHAPTER 1 THE NATURE OF LIGHT F IGURE The law of reflection.

This is similar to looking through two clear glasses, one with water and one without. If you observe the one with water, it magnifies the environment. The glass with water bends light more because the light has to pass from the air through the solid glass and then to the water and back through glass to the air. This kind of magnification also happens in the eye when light crosses from the outside air into the cornea, passes through the liquid in the eye, and enters the pupil. From the pupil, the lens bends the light further.

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