Atmospheric Color.

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Definition
Atmospheric color- the color seen in the human eye according to its environment.

Color Examples

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Depending on what the background is, the color of the object changes.

Atmospheric Color. Photograph. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_Eiwce13X738/Ru9-56skJCI/AAAAAAAAAPI/21amhQzi5mU/s400/ColorPersp.JPG>.


Movie Examples.

Bugs Life. Scene where it rains. The leaf/trees look darker because of the color effect.

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Bugs Life//. Photograph. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://www.landofwhimsy.com/hdcaptures/bugslife14.jpg>.