Painting is just another way of keeping a diary ~Pablo Picasso

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Thin Slice

Right now I'm listening to the audiobook Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, and he's just discussed the concept of thin slicing, which is a way we gather a lot of information in a very small slice of observation. It's quite effective for the most part, but of course doesn't always work. The drive to the campus today was just one of those times. Patchy fog was lingering. Lots of elevation change in this area, and it was such a thin layer of fog that it was sunny and clear both below by the highway and above at the campus. The thin little band of fog gives a very deceptive view of our weather, but it did make for a nice range of value in such a small space!

6 comments:

Lynette said...

Great post, text and photo. Thanks!

barbara judge said...

Love the mood of the fog -- barbara

TexWisGirl said...

i like the grays.

Gin G said...

It feels like I could touch the fog. Nice photography.

Alica said...

Fog is like that...so unique! A great comparison to the book you're listening to!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Beautifully observed in both words and picture. Somehow the usual autumn mists just haven't occurred this year over hear.