Hand found the effects of light fascinating both scientifically and
artistically. The amount and consistency of light determine how plants
grow, and how we perceive color and space.
moonlight, fog -- when one composes the garden, one must consider these
various lights and how the light will transform the space, the colors,
and the emotions.
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light of California is special: intense, clear, producing strong contrast
between light and dark.