What is Colour? [5:59]: Video entry for Alan Alda's Flame Challenge
There is an alternative (web page) version here:
(not eligible for the competition)
My attempt to answer the question "What is Colour?" in less than 6 minutes.
Keep your mouse close to the pause button, or read the web page version first!
Written and produced by David Briggs
Photo of Guy and Jay by Phillip Briggs
Cone cell illustration by Ivo Kruusamägi
Cone cell response graph by Vanessa Zekowitz
Lemon skin reflectance from Pharr and Humphreys, Physically Based Rendering (2010)
Final illusion based on an image created by Dr R. Beau Lotto and made available for use with proper accreditation.
Music: Xristospiano by Torley Wong
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