Interactions of light

transparent, translucent, and opaque


  • That light can freely transmit all light through.

  • Allow light straight through them.

  • Glass, water, air.


  • Transmit only part of the light. Some light passes some does not

  • Image will be fuzzy or distorted

  • Frosted glass, tissue, some types of plastic


  • Opaque materials do not allow any light

  • Any type of material or object that you cannot see through.