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It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs

Elwood L. Shafer

It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs

by Elwood L. Shafer

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Published by U.S. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Upper Darby, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature (Aesthetics),
  • Nature photography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elwood L. Shafer, Jr. and James Mietz.
    SeriesU.S.D.A. Forest Service research paper NE-162
    ContributionsMietz, James, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD11 .A455493 no. 162, BH301.N3 .A455493 no. 162
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4376570M
    LC Control Number78609978

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It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs. Upper Darby, Pa., U.S. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elwood L Shafer; James Mietz; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.).

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The work is that of E.L. Shafer, a director of environmental forestry research with the U.S. Forest Service. In considering Shafer, I emphasize his approach as presented in /(Seems Possible to Quantify Scenic Beauty in Photographs (Shafer and Mietz, ) and "Natural landscape preferences: a predictive model" (Shafer et al., ).Cited by:   E.L.

Shafer Jr, J. MietzIt Seems Possible to Quantify Scenic Beauty in Photographs USDA For. Serv. Res. Pap. NE, USDA Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Upper Darby, Pa (), p. 12 Google ScholarCited by: Shafer EL, Mietz J () It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs.

USDA Forest Service Research Paper NE, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Upper Darby, PA Google Scholar Shinohara O () Doboku Keikan Keikaku (Landscape planning in civil engineering).Cited by: 1. Shafer, E L, Mietz, J,“It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs”, research paper NE, USDA Forest Service Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Upper Darby, PA.

Clarity is often a valuable by-product of philosophical inquiry. The philosophical point which leads Ribe to claim that Shafer should have written "it seems possible to measure scenic beauty", is the contention that strictly speaking Shafer does not quantify scenic beauty. The essential point Carlson seems to be making is that attempts at quantify- ing the concept of scenic beauty must actually end up quantifying something else, such as an operational measure of public preferences for photographs, If this must be the case, then it is not really possible to quantify scenic beau- ty.

It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs. Zube, D. Pitt and G. Evans USDA Forest Service Research Paper NE Upper Darby, PA.: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. Shafer, Elwood L., Jr., and Mietz, James.

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Elwood L. Shafer - - Upper Darby, Pa., U.S. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. Analytics. This article is a rebuttal to A.A. Carlson's argument (Landscape Plann., 4 () –) against the empirical assessment and quantification of scenic beauty. Relationships between air and water quality and public health and safety were defined and, where possible, quantified and steps were taken to establish standards that were deemed to be consonant with desired and acceptable health and safety conditions.

It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs. U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Abstract. The price of a house is affected by the value of the view it commands and the environment it occupies. Statistical analysis can be used to attribute a price premium to the components of the view.

It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs, (Upper Darby, Pa., U.S. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, ), also by James Mietz (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Shafer, Elwood L.

It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs. Research Report NE Upper Darby, PA: USDA, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. Figure 3.—Examples of photographs used for scenic beauty assessment for point 16 (left is September, right is October).

It can be concluded that it seems possible to quantify aesthetics. spondents are asked to rank photos of landscapes according to the attractive-ness or degree of "beauty" of each of the scenes.

With the use of the equa-tion and values based upon perimeter and area measurements of various visual zones in each photo, Shafer claims to be able to quantify scenic beauty by means of a single numerical score.

It Seems Possible to Quantify Scenic Beauty in Photographs. Elwood L. Shafer - - Upper Darby, Pa., U.S. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. Talbot's Technologies: Photographic Depiction, Detection, and Reproduction. contributed to Gozo’s most, average, and least scenic quality.

The approach used is described by Shafer and Mietz () in their article “It seems possible to quantify scenic beauty in photographs.” The first step was to carefully separate the foreground from the middle/background with a drawn line. It can be concluded that it seems possible to quantify aesthetics through the methods described.

indicates that quantifying scenic beauty may be, even if possible, neither as useful nor as. But even if you’re not as crazy as I am, photo books can be a great opportunity to showcase–or develop–your design skills. You can use Photoshop to turn your images into different shapes than the standard square or rectangle, create fun layouts with InDesign, make some maps (I love this map making tutorial from Suzanne O’Brien Studio), use clipping masks to overlay images onto text.“You don't make a photograph just with a camera.

You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”.