11 11, 2018

Orange sky over California – Blade Runner 2018?

2018-11-16T23:39:12+00:00

Orange is the new golden in California, with thick smoke blanketing much of the state.  Our hearts go out to those who have lost their homes (or worse), and to the firefighters on the front lines.  The rest of us are dealing with unhealthy air and a surreal [...]

Orange sky over California – Blade Runner 2018?2018-11-16T23:39:12+00:00
2 10, 2018

natural light is beauty light

2018-10-04T14:36:56+00:00

Light has a profound impact on the way we look, and the way we see the world around us.  It’s no accident that we look our best at sunset, or by candle light = natural light is beauty light!  The rich red light of sunlight highlights skin tones, [...]

natural light is beauty light2018-10-04T14:36:56+00:00
20 01, 2018

comparing the Philips Hue to natural light

2018-01-20T16:34:20+00:00

Philips deserves a lot of credit for their Philips Hue = educating the world that light is about more than on/off/dim.  While the Philips Hue is the leading color-changing ‘smart bulb’, it is optimized for entertainment and not for delivering the benefits of natural light.  The Hue is [...]

comparing the Philips Hue to natural light2018-01-20T16:34:20+00:00
22 09, 2017

Natural light is fundamentally different than artificial light

2017-09-22T17:20:00+00:00

Natural light is fundamentally different than the artificial light sources which we use in our homes, offices and schools. (1) Natural light is full spectrum, which means it contains all the colors of the rainbow, as well as wavelengths (colors) that we cannot see (infra-red and ultra violet). [...]

Natural light is fundamentally different than artificial light2017-09-22T17:20:00+00:00
25 08, 2017

solar eclipse observations

2017-08-25T13:55:53+00:00

The August 2017 solar eclipse offered an incredible opportunity to witness how natural light colors our world.  For those outside the path of totality the eclipse was almost imperceptible as our eyes automatically adjust for the changing intensity of the sun = 5% of the sun is still [...]

solar eclipse observations2017-08-25T13:55:53+00:00
12 06, 2017

exploring how natural light colors our world

2017-06-12T22:10:48+00:00

Natural light changes with the time of day, time of year and place on earth.  These changes effect both our visual perception (how we see the world) and our biology (how we feel).  Artists have been exploring the interaction of light and visual perception since at least the [...]

exploring how natural light colors our world2017-06-12T22:10:48+00:00