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Color and Light

Color and Light

Color and Light. Color Is All About Light Color and light. The beauty of New Mexico is all about light. Sunrise and sunset are all about light. Rainbows are all about light. Photography is all about light. Color is all about light. People see light differently. Those of us with “normal” color vision see one thing. But now I ask myself about almost everything, “How would that look to this other person or that other person?” Albuquerque is known for…

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Black and White in Color: A Conundrum

Black and White in Color: A Conundrum

Black and White in Color: A Conundrum Black and white in color? How could that be? That is a question that has intrigued me for almost forty years, and for most of those years I did not believe it was possible. To a person with “normal” color vision, black, white, and all shades of gray are pretty much devoid of what such a person may commonly think of as “color.” Regular readers or those who have begun to follow my…

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Degrees of Red Deficient Vision

Degrees of Red Deficient Vision

Examples of Degrees of Red Deficient Vision Examples of degrees of red deficient vision – or any color deficient vision, for that matter – are important for understanding the wide range of possibilities in the perception of color. Some people can have only very mild impairment, while others lack the ability to see one of the primary colors of the RGB system of light. This red lacewing butterfly from the Tucson Botanic Garden was one of the subjects in the…

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A Red Dichromat’s Response to the Paperback

A Red Dichromat’s Response to the Paperback

A Red Dichromat’s Response to the Paperbook Book, “Seeing Color Colorblind“ My initial attempt to create diptychs that covered a large range of colors, including skin tones, to show the normal-visioned world how someone with a specific type of color deficient vision sees the world, was with my son, who is a red dichromat. We had a fairly easy time working in the RGB color space of projected light on our monitors, working at a distance. We were pleased with…

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Seeing Color

Seeing Color

Seeing Color Colorblind Seeing color is something that those of us with normal color vision take for granted. But many people do not see the range of colors seen by most people. “Colorblind” has been applied to such people, people with a color deficiency. As my son has said, “‘colorblind’ as a term is sort of a misnomer in that even extremely colorblind people see colors – they just see them differently than people who are not colorblind. Unfortunately, many…

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