Montezuma-Mural

Camera Lucida: The Colors of Life and Culture

I get to see amazing art work every day on the campus at which I teach. Lassen Hall, which houses the administration center on the Sacramento State University campus, sports this incredible mural, depicting the Aztec ruler, Montezuma. This mural, celebrating the culture of the Mexican people, was painted in October, 1978 by Ed Rivera, a …

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Photography 101: Pops of Color

How does color tell a story in your photo? The first image is of the sunrise over the Sea of Cortez in La Ventana, Mexico. Although the surrounding colors are muted, the window is on fire as it reflects the sunrise. The next image is the sunrise that was captured in the window! The sky …

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Fall Leaves

True Colors of Star Trek Cast (2013)

I recently watched the newest Star Trek movie and instantly noticed how many of the main characters showed their True Colors with their particular personality types. The leader of this multi-dimensional team is Captain James T. Kirk. His leadership style shows that he is highly innovative, creative and unique. As the Captain in an interstellar …

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Gold Standard

Last in this introductory series, but certainly not least, is the Gold personality type. Who invented the gold standard? Probably a structured, detail-oriented Gold! If it wasn't invented by a Gold, you can be sure that Golds followed its rules and standards to the letter. Golds tend to value processes more than people, but end …

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