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25.9 - Camera Vision v.

Human Vision, Part 1

#9: Camera Vision v. Human Vision, Part 1

The photograph will look different than reality.

This is because:

• The contrast is increased.

• The color of the light may appear differently.

• A photograph is flat and static

• The original context may be absent or changed

• The photograph can be held, contemplated, shared, and retained

Ansel Adams described how photographers must previsualize how the scene before their eyes will appear as a photograph.