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All Natural

Posted by
Anina Botes (Auckland, New Zealand) on 4 August 2010 in Food & Cuisine and Portfolio.


Brown says stability, reliability, and approachability. It is the color of our earth and is associated with all things natural or organic.

How the color brown affects us physically

- supplies a feeling of wholesomeness
- stabilizes
- provides a connection with the earth
- gives a sense orderliness

Brown around the globe

- Mestizo Hispanics sometimes refer to themselves as brown or bronze.
- In the United States, Thanksgiving is represented by brown and orange.
- The Japanese do not have a specific word for brown. Rather, they use more descriptive names such as “tea-color," "fox-color," and "fallen-leaf.”
- In India, brown is the color of mourning because it resembles dying leaves.
- American Indians believe the color brown represents the power of self-discipline.

Canon EOS 550D 1/20 second F/4.5 ISO 800 38 mm

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Canon EOS 550D
1/20 second
ISO 800
38 mm