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aer'ial perspec'tive




a technique of rendering depth or distance in painting by modifying the tone or hue and distinctness of objects perceived as receding from the picture plane, esp. by reducing distinctive local colors and contrasts of light and dark to a uniform light bluish-gray color. Also called atmospheric perspective.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

aerial mosaicaerial photograph

 

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