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Light and color in the outdoors

Author: Marcel Gilles Jozef Minnaert; Len Seymour
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, cop. 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new English edition is supplemented by 80 plates, over half of them in color, taken by the acclaimed photographer Pekka Parviainen, illustrating many of the phenomena - ordinary and exotic -  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Gilles Jozef Minnaert; Len Seymour
ISBN: 0387979352 9780387979359 9783540979357 3540979352
OCLC Number: 644352042
Description: xvi, 417 p., [32] p. de lám. : il
Contents: 1 Light and Shadows.- 2 Reflection of Light.- 3 Refraction of Light.- 4 The Curvature of Light Rays in the Atmosphere.- 5 The Measurement of Intensity and Brightness of Light.- 6 The Eye.- 7 Colors.- 8 Afterimages and Contrast Phenomena.- 9 Judging Shape and Motion.- 10 Rainbows, Halos, and Coronas.- 11 Light and Color of the Sky.- 12 Light and Color in the Landscape.- 13 Luminous Plants, Animals, and Stones.- Appendix A . Measuring Angles out of Doors.- Appendix B. Photographing Natural Phenomena.- Appendix C. Further Notes and References.
Responsibility: Marcel Minnaert ; translated and revised by Len Seymour.

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"Minnaert's book is a gem!...It is a wonderful book that should be known by everyone who has an interest in the natural visual world." Am. J. Phys."...just about everything imaginable that refracts Read more...

 
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