color theory

500px Blog » Color theory for photographers part 2: Hue, saturation, and value – Photography Article

500px Blog » Color theory for photographers part 2: Hue, saturation, and value Marcie Cooperman has taught color theory for decades. At the Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design, and other venues, she’s lectured on the role of color in art and design. She even wrote the textbook on the subject—literally. Her book Color: How to Use It is the result of all her years spent in education. While Marcie encounters all kinds of artists, ranging from painters to fashion…

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How to Understand Light and Color to Improve your Photography – Photography Article

The morning sun shone through my kitchen window, catching the vase with a rose in it on the window sill.  A low cross-light highlighted the texture on the rose, while the purple glass vase cast a pattern of colored light across the counter.  The photographer in me studied the light, saw the potential for a photo, and went to get the camera. From observing the sun shining through a vase on the window sill to the finished image, this idea started…

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