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Perception and Imaging, 4th Edition by Richard D. Zakia

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4

Space, Time, and Color

It is through the magic of photography that light becomes the subject matter with colors, forms, space, and time relationships that express my deepest feelings and beliefs.

Wynn Bullock

“Complements,” St. Petersburg Florida Pier. Photograph by Vicki H. Wilson.

The wonderful variety of visual experiences available within our visual field can be grouped into three areas; space, time, and color as shown in Table 4.1.

Table 4.1 Three Visual Attributes

Visual Experiences

Space

Time

Color

Depth

Movement

Hue

Transparency

Flicker

Saturation (chroma)

Size

Sparkle

Brightness (value)

Shape/form

Fluctuation

Texture ...

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