"Using a palette of colors from on-site photos is another way cartographers can represent reality in a thematic and meaningful way."—Peter 2015
Peter, B. G. 2015. Photographically inspired cartography: field photos from Malawi. North American Cartographic Information Society. Minneapolis, MN. Poster.
In my quest to better represent reality with my maps, I thought an interesting way to bolster that idea was to use photos from the field to generate a meaningful and truly representative color palette.