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  • Analog Image Into A Digital Image
    2,120 words
    The Process and Difference of Digital Imaging and Their Effects The traditional photographic process that has defined image reproduction for over 150 years involves a long drawn out series of chemical reactions beginning with the capture of light on silver film and ending with the fixing of the image onto paper or a transparency through the development processing. The final image is analog, which means it is composed of continuous gradients that are analogous to the gradients seen in the world a...
  • 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...
  • Harold E Edgerton
    486 words
    Able to photograph a bullet in flight, Harold Eugene "Doc" Edgerton was born in April 6, 1903 in Fremont, Nebraska. Harold Edgerton studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where from 1926 to 1931 he (and his associates) developed the modern stroboscope. Edgerton applied his discovery of the modern stroboscope to a wide range of fields. His discovery aided under-water photography and sonar research, photography in nature, and motion pictures. He taught thousands of students at MIT, ...
  • Photograph To Remember By Pedro Meyer
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    In the article, Family Photograph Appreciation, Richard Chalfen discusses a teenage view of the relation between family snapshots and home videos. He first explains the value of personal photos using an example of natural or humanly coerced disasters and the mourning of visual traces of the past, or in other words, photographs. Family photographs are a very important aspect of peoples lives and without them we may never remember our past. By looking at snapshots, slides, home movies, etc, we sti...
  • Single Element Of The Photo
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    "Writers are like photographers", Donald Murray reminds us. The photographer doesn't snap a picture while scanning an entire scene. Instead he selects a single focus (239-240). This analogy was exceptionally powerful to me. The idea of looking through a camera lens out at an event or a topic just has wonderful possibilities. You could do a panoramic photo, including the wide picture, seeing how many pieces fit together. On the other hand, you could use the high-powered zoom lens to get up close ...
  • Ryan Gee Photographers Like Ryan Gee
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    Over the last twenty years the world of skateboarding has changed greatly because of the exposure it has had through media. The originators of this media were skate magazines that highlighted many photographers and their talents. The photographs from twenty years ago were using nothing but a cheap old 35 mm and came up with some incredible artistic shots. But those old cameras have been replaced by today's photographers with the top of line cameras and lenses. The top two magazines in the skateb...
  • Different Kinds Of Photographic Meanings
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    Different people interpret photographs in many different ways. The way the photo is interpreted by a person can depend on what kind of job they have, how old they are, and how or where they grew up. Photos can also have an emotional effect on a person and bring back memories. How do you interpret the photograph on page one Does it bring back any memories How does the photograph make you feel Jean Mohr says what is happening is "Great Britain, in the country. A small girl was playing with her dol...
  • Strange And Unusual Photograph
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    'David Moore has always expressed an interest in city skylines and seeks to depict them in unusual ways. ' This can be clearly depicted in his contrasting black and white (gelatin silver) photograph "Western Distributor Forms 1" taken in Sydney, 1979. David Moore grew up near the Harbour at Vaucluse and at the age of ten he found the habour environment to be a 'world of delight, adventure and mystery'. And at the age of 11, Moore was given his first camera and it was then that he began to take p...
  • Forerunner Of The Photographic Camera
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    (1826-1900) INTRODUCTION Photography or 'drawing with light' is a uniquely nineteenth century combination of art and science. The process was born out of a synthesis of physics and chemistry and presented to the art world, which received it with considerable misgivings. Photography attracted an extraordinary mixture of chemists and painters, sharp businessmen and dreamy romantics -colourful characters from all ranks of Victorian life. This article traces the early history of photography from the...
  • Images Show Sanders Role
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    The role of portraiture in art has developed over time, no longer is it only a means of recording daily occurrences, it has become an indicator of the changing world. Many mediums such as sculpture, photography and paint and styles for example surrealism, realism, and impressionism have been used to create portraits, from the beginning of prehistoric times when portraiture was used to record happenings in day to day life. Through out ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome it was used to show people of i...
  • Invention Of Photography
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    Sir John Herschel first used the word photography, which is derived from the Greek words for light and writing, in 1839, the year the photographic process became public. There had been previous attempts to make photographs using two different methods, but they had never been successfully combined. The first method was optical. Since the 16th century artists and scientists had made use of the fact that light passing through a small hole in one wall of a dark room, or camera obscura, projects an i...
  • Important Characteristic Of Charles Sheeler
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    Precisionists have been classified as a group of artist who began to depict the use of machinery using styles and techniques of the previous movements before them such as abstraction, cubism and abstract expressionism. This movement came around shortly after World War 1, when the use of machines began to boom within the United States. The precisionist movement was originally started in nineteen hundred and fifteen when a group of artists got together and decided to look forward to the art of the...
  • Ethical Ramifications In Photo Manipulation
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    Most people can still remember the days when term papers were typed using typewriters, and finding the slightest bit of info meant going to the bookstore or library and looking it up. With modern advances in technology the world has seen drastic changes in society, and most just within the last decade. From TV's to computers, from record players to CD changers, from cameras to camcorders, just to mention a few; old ways have been taken over by newer, faster, and more efficient technological mean...

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