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  • Commercial Entertainment In The Antebellum Period
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    Popular Culture in the 19th Century During the Nineteenth Century there were several kinds of popular culture that became increasingly popular. I will discuss some of the types commercial entertainment that helped the people of this time have other options to relieve some of the pressures of everyday life. Realistic Theater becomes popular and the invention of the magic lanterns which was an early slide show projectors, which could have been found in dime theaters. Minstrelsy an art form, which ...
  • Reflection On The Lens From Unwanted Light
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    The most important thing to photography is light. The camera is a precise instrument for capturing light. The word camera in Latin means room. The name camera comes from the first invention towards capturing the world on film, the camera obscura or dark room. This invention came about in the 14th century and was used by such artists as Da Vinci and Michelangelo to more accurately draw their subjects onto paper. The invention of this box, made way for more advancements in cameras and photography....
  • Techniques Of Realism In Some Scenes
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    The film Taxi Driver includes a range of techniques which fit the categories of realism and expressionism. The film takes it's peculiar over-all feel from the combination of the various techniques used. Taxi Driver is a film that leans towards expressionism. The director's major concern is with the characters psychological truths, which he conveys using techniques that distort the viewer's perception of the material world. He uses a high degree of manipulation, of reforming reality. often the sh...
  • Shot A Strange Off Hand Effect
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    With the initial location scouting, permission granted, and interviews conducted; it is time to start actually showing the power the sport holds. To do this, the format again calls upon GV's. This very useful shot is used throughout both documentaries, because of the subject material in focus. If the documentary was about a subject which was less "hands on" such as politics, this type of framing would be less common. Because a lot of 'jump London' requires panoramic wide shots, the makers acquir...
  • Thing About Investigative Journalism
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    -Reaction Paper-Investigative Journalism Media functions as a overseer when it use its power to expose wrong side of administrative associations. This media's "watchdog" feature show itself with investigative journalism. Investigative Journalism has positive and negative effects above all state and private. We have to look at these different aspects. Investigative journalism's biggest positive effects is to push people work correctly and honestly who work in different. Nobody wants to fall into ...
  • Cell Phones With Cameras
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    The article I chose from Cosmopolitan magazine is one that tells about problems concerning the new technology implemented in cellular phones. These days, most new cell phones come with cameras on them and the article talks about how some people, mostly men, though it's not limited to men, are using the cameras to "up skirt". An example of up skirting is when a man points his cell phone between a woman's legs when she is wearing a short skirt and takes a picture. A woman from a consumer advocacy ...
  • Get Closer To The Main Subject
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    1. Give two ways you can increase the illusion of depth when taking a photograph. To increase the illusion of depth one can use strongly directional lighting to create shadows or use a wide angle lens. 2. Give three ways to add visual weight to a photograph. One can add visual weight by using a light color, Location close to center of the photograph area or Location on the right side. 3. List the five aspects of composition found in this lab project and give what each means. I. RULE OF THIRDS Wh...
  • Technique Of Shot Motivation
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    'Casablanca:' A New Perspective Throughout history, the film industry has seen many directing styles and techniques. The early part of the 20th century saw a factory style of film production, but as the years went by, director's began to employ new and untried techniques in their pictures. One such technique which these director's implemented was a new approach to the use of the camera and camera angles. ' Casablanca,' an Academy Award winning film of 1942 saw director Michael Curtizmanipulate t...
  • Company Eastman Kodak Company
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    On July 12, 1854 in the village of Waterville Maria Kilburn and George Washington Eastman had a child that would change the way the world took pictures forever, and that child was George Eastman. When George was five his father sold the family nursery business and moved to Rochester where he founded the Eastman Commercial College. Shortly thereafter George's father died and the College failed leaving George and his mother in financial despair. So because of family circumstances George had to dro...
  • C T Vs Use
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    Closed Circuit TV Promotes Social Inequality and Control by Aaron R. Hamming In recent years there has been a growing trend involving the use of closed circuit television cameras. Many businesses are using these cameras to monitor shoppers large metropolitan areas have started using these systems to view people in public areas. These cameras can be extremely small and are often hardly noticeable. But few people it seems have stopped to consider the possible impacts these cameras have on our live...
  • Camera Equipment For Underwater Photography
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    Since the development of the Aqualung by Jacques Cousteau and Emil Gagnon in 1943, we have been able to stay underwater safely and comfortably for extended periods of time. This amazing technological breakthrough allows us to discover, explore, and photograph the wonders of the underwater world. It was one of the first challenges underwater pioneers, such as Cousteau, faced was capturing the beauty and mystique of this foreign world on film in order to share it with those unable to see it for th...
  • Use Of Cameras In Washington D.C.
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    Andrew Blind Dr. Pirrone Composition November 24, 2003 Are We Being Controlled, or Is It for Our Safety? Cameras, computer programs, and other technological weapons, such as the cameras in Washington D.C., the computer program Mosaic 2000, and Thermal-Imaging instruments were made to help prevent crime. They were meant to help prevent problems, not to watch over us to control people's lives. People feel threatened when they are being watched, and they act "sub-norm". In such a situation as when ...
  • Mini Network Handy Cam Dv Camcorder
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    There is a new breed of camcorders on the horizon, and it does more than just shoot film. The capabilities of this new camcorder are unique, and this is the only camcorder on the market with them. I learned about this product first hand, because my Uncle Joel let me set his camera up. This camcorder was released in the United States in February 2001, and runs about $2000. This camera is made by Sony, and is a Mini Network Handy Cam DV Camcorder. Assembling this product was quite simple, even a n...
  • Use Of Surveillance Cameras
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    Video surveillance is the use of cameras to watch, spy, or just to check up on someone that you think might be doing something wrong. Video surveillance is a ethical way of watching people under the circumstances that it is being used the right way, and it's for a purpose of catching someone doing something wrong either at a workplace or at home. The two types of video surveillance used is overt surveillance, which is the use of cameras which are in plain sight, and covert surveillance, which is...
  • Images Of The Digital Camera
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    When it was time for me to pick a topic for my research paper, I did not have to think very long about what I wanted to do it on. I immediately thought I should research digital cameras. A couple of months ago I went out to dinner with some friends. One of my friends brought her digital camera with her. I liked the idea that after she took a picture with the digital camera she could view the image immediately on the cameras small monitor. After viewing the picture she could save it or erase it. ...
  • Indiscriminate Use Of The Camera Obscura
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    Research Paper on the Camera Obscura, What is a Camera Obscura also known as a pinhole camera? Camera Obscura, May 28, 1997. Camera Obscura (Latin for a dark room) is a dark box or room with a hole in one end. If the hole is small enough, an inverted image can be seen on the opposite wall. This phenomenon was known by thinkers as early as Aristotle (ca. 300 BC) 1. Many sources state that Roger Bacon invented Camera Obscura just before the year 1300. More accurately, Bacon popularized Camera Obsc...

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