The World Of Film And Cinematography Essays

1376 Words Sep 29th, 2016 6 Pages
The world of film and cinematography has changed dramatically over the years and will likely continue to change along with technological and professional developments. Like many modern innovations, film and cinematography have changed substantially over a rather short period of time, from static picture to silent black and white movies, and finally to modernized color films. Still, it is impressive to think how far film has come, and looking back into the near past affords an appreciation of the technology that no longer exists. Thus my viewing experiences towards film have tremendously changed in recent years as I become more and more immersed in its world. I am not old enough to recall silent movies, but I most certainly remember black and white movies that my parents used to watch on TV. In the 1980s, I always wondered why some broadcasts were black and white, especially when I switched to another channel that had colored broadcasting. Personally, the only black and white movie that I used to watch was my favorite show, The Three Stooges (Ray McCarey, 1934). I enjoyed watching this program for its funny slapstick action; however I did not enjoy watching the settings in black and white, as my focus was primarily on the main characters and not the sceneries or objects around them. Several years later, this sort of viewing became a thing of the past because black and white films became less accessible in either television or movies. Conversely, the…

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