Illumination, an observable property and effect of light, may also refer to:
- Illumination (lighting), the use of light sources
- Illumination (image), the use of light and shadow in art
- Illuminated manuscript, the artistic decoration of hand-written texts
- Global illumination, algorithms used in computer graphics to add realistic lighting to 3D scenes
- Light (theology), Illumination in theological terms, is spiritual information or wisdom, as transmitted through spiritual means such as through divine presence
Other articles related to "illumination":
... Unlike a compound light microscope, illumination in a stereo microscope most often uses reflected illumination rather than transmitted (diascopic) illumination, that is, light reflected ... are also capable of transmitted light illumination as well, typically by having a bulb or mirror beneath a transparent stage underneath the object, though unlike a compound microscope, transmitted illumination is ... in examining large solid objects such as fracture surfaces, especially using fibre-optic illumination ...
... The spectrum of surface illumination depends upon solar elevation due to atmospheric effects, with the blue spectral component from atmospheric scatter dominating ... light photography where the principal source of illumination is sunlight as mediated by the atmosphere ...
... Illumination Entertainment, an animated film production company Illumination Pictures, an American-based independent film company ...
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Famous quotes containing the word illumination:
“I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.”
—John Adams (17351826)
“When we want culture more than potatoes, and illumination more than sugar-plums, then the great resources of a world are taxed and drawn out, and the result, or staple production, is, not slaves, nor operatives, but men,those rare fruits called heroes, saints, poets, philosophers, and redeemers.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)