How do you create a sense of depth in a flat image? In this video I’ll show you how to use 5 cues of depth perception to turn a flat image into one that looks like it has depth. I’ll be drawing from terms you would learn about in a chapter from a psychology text on Sensation and Perception. We’ll have a little fun exploring how we can use what your brain expects to see to trick it into seeing what we want it to see.
Depth Cues Shown in this Video
- Relative Size
- Overlapping or Interposition
- Blur (Texture Gradient)
- Motion Parallax
Great Resources on Depth Perception
Depth Perception Cues
Here's a list of resources all related to how humans perceive depth in an image when, of course, it isn't really there.
Depth perception is the visual ability to perceive the world in three dimensions ( 3D) and the distance of an object. Depth sensation is the corresponding term for animals, since although it is known that animals can sense the distance of an object (because of their ability to move accurately, or to respond consistently, according to that distance), it is not known whether they "perceive" it in the same subjective way that humans do.
Video from www.Education-portal.com Introductory course for psychology - psych 101.
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Question: What Are Monocular Cues? Answer: Part of depth-perception is the ability to perceive the distance of an object. There are a variety of things that we use to judge how far away an object is. Some of these cues can be processed by just one eye, which is why they are referred to as monocular cues.
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