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    Pinhole Camera History

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    Cameras and photography has made a huge impact in our society for hundreds of years. But without a camera, there can be no photo. The first camera was called the pinhole camera, also known as the camera obscura. The idea of this camera was invented back in the 5th century BCE. It wasn’t your typical camera like the ones we have today but it’s the best concept they had to build and improve to make a structure like the ones we have today. The pinhole camera was made out of a box with a small hole inside it and inside, a light would travel and reflect against a mirror. The light itself carries the image. The Pinhole camera was often used to observe solar events and help draw architecture such as homes and buildings. The person that created the physical pinhole camera was an Arabian physicist and mathematician name Ibn al-Haytham, also known as Alhazen. At the time of putting it together, he was experimenting with image formation back in the 10th century and what came about his discovery was that he was arranging three candles in a row and put a screen with a small hole between the candles and the wall. He realized that the images were being formed by the small holes and the…

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    Gopro Camera History

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    Numerous social media platforms demonstrate that technology plays an important part in the lives of the average person. This is shown through where most are created with the use of a camera. few years ago, Nick Woodman found a need to create high quality shots while surfing with his friends. He made different prototypes throughout the years when he realized he should not spend his time designing the strap for the camera but designing the camera instead. After two years he found a company willing…

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    Photography started with a camera, the basic idea that a moment in the physical life could be accurately captured and placed upon a sheet. The first camera invented was made by Alexander Wolcott. His camera was patented on May 8, 1840. Alexander Wolcott’s invention made it possible for candid photos to be taken and not fade away with time (Gerber, 2015). Previously, many had attempted to develop machines that captured life but these developments were less advanced. Over time, the camera…

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    I have really grown to like and trust my team. When you are behind that camera, the spotlight is on you and you have to depend on them to help you through. I have learned that I really like working behind the scenes as well. Directing and assistant directing are a lot of fun, I enjoy helping to shape the show in a way. I think our team works so well together because we all get it and want each other to do well. As each person goes, I’m in the control room cheering them on and hoping that they do…

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    An Addiction Story

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    “An addiction,” those were the last words she heard her parents say as she drove away. She clutched her camera and shut the tears from her eyes. They slid down her face like the river she was hoping to capture. Photography was the only thing in her life she was sure of now and she would live her dream, no matter how much it cost her. Her hands shook as she took the wheel and drove on to the airport and boarded a plane, the engine rumbling and leaving her in the sky, suspended like a drop of…

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    Legacy Still Lives On

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    Polaroid revolutionized photography, and it has definitely changed the way we think about pictures forever.Today’s society uses Polaroid cameras for a lot of things.Especially for taking Polaroid pictures.These special cameras are used just to take pictures.We use Ordinary cameras for Vlogging, Photography, capturing memories etc.Cameras are especially used if you are a YouTuber, for recording your video’s and such.The difference between the first Polaroid camera and the most recent one is...…

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    Main Idea Essay: George Eastman (Ulises) Hook: Do you like taking selfies? Do you like cameras? Do you know the history of the camera and how it came to be what it is today? Introduction and Background info (birthplace, birthdate, any relevant childhood info, relevant relationship info, etc.): I was born in Waterville, New York. Living in a 10 acre farm, I was self educated. In 1840 my dad bought a business school. The Eastman commercial college Rochester, New York was the first boom town in…

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    in memory or history through painting, drawing, and sculptures. People had always looked for a way to get pictures without the long and tedious work of artist. Scientist of many generations from different countries of the world came together and developed the new art of photography. Scientist discovered this by a sunbeam projecting through a tiny hole in a dark room, the light from the sun would leave a drawing of the object on the surface. Objects are depicted in exact ratio and color but size…

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    My informative speech was about the history of cameras. My original idea was to do how to take a good selfie, but half way into doing research about it, I realized that it was super hard to find different tips and information about how to take a good selfie. Most of the information I found was the same so I got the idea about the history of cameras because I had a couple really old cameras at home. I did really enjoy finding out about cameras and how they became a thing. I also thought about…

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    What is a camera obscura? What is the principal of optics that makes it work? “A camera obscura, which is literally means ‘darkened room.’ It uses a lens and a sequence of mirrors to project an image of the surrounding landscape onto a viewing surface.” (http://www.scopex.co.za/files/Camera-obscura-ML-1207.pdf) “The principle of optics that makes it work was light travels in a straight line and when some of the rays reflected form a bright subject passes through a small hole in thin material…

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