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Light cast on a surface

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Nov10-13, 11:40 AM
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Why does a light cast on a surface look dimmer when a much intense light is cast upon it?
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Nov10-13, 01:09 PM
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Can you be a little more specific? Are you talking about the difference in intensity between a light source and the reflected light from a surface, or is there more than 1 light source?
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Nov10-13, 01:29 PM
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I shined a light on a wall,for example.It looks OK.Then I shined another light on that wall exactly on that place.Now,the previous light looks more dim.Why?

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Nov10-13, 03:55 PM
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Light cast on a surface

That's the way your brain works. In some part, it bases the level of contrast off of the darkest and brightest areas in view.


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