Random Thoughts: Aerial Perspective

by Matthew Innis |

As artists, we are all aware of aerial perspective:  the effect of atmosphere on different objects.  Gas molecules in the air disperse the shorter wavelengths of the visible spectrum (Rayleigh scattering), giving our atmosphere a blue appearance.  The amount of atmosphere between us and a distant mountain, for example, (and the amount of reflected light…

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