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    hundred dollars today (Hofkes). The camera could be purchased with preloaded film for one hundred pictures. After a person took the pictures, he or she would send the camera to Kodak where the photographs were developed, then sent back to the owner with new film in the camera. Eastman sold almost 5000 Kodak cameras in just six months. Using the Kodak’s success, the slogan of the company became, “ You push the button, we do the rest” (Eastman Kodak Company). Though the Kodak company was well known for its cameras, it also produced other things as well. For example, “ ...Eastman perfected the first commercial transparent roll film which made possible Thomas Edison’s motion picture camera in 1891” (Bellis). George’s other inventions included Kodachrome, color film, and the Brownie camera, which targeted kids. It was easy to use and only cost one dollar. Therefore, it was a big hit. Sadly Kodak was found to have infringed on twelve of Polaroid Corps patents in 1976. The Kodak Company lost seven of the court case patents, but soon bought twenty one other patents pertaining to photography cameras (Bellis). This win did not last long; George lost his patent for transparent flexible film to Hannibal Goodwin (Lindsay). Surprisingly, this series of setback did not stop Eastman. In the twelfth century, “ Kodak controlled about ninety percent of the photography market” (Eastman Kodak Company). The company started providing film, among other things, to movie companies, and hospitals for…

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    Introduction Organizations come and go like the changing of the seasons. Entrepreneurial individuals develop innovative ideas and then aim to acquire resources to turn those ideas into meaningful change or profits. For some, these ideas prove successful and the organization grows and prospers. However, this success is not without its own difficulties; organizations must dedicate themselves to nurturing and growing their competencies to ensure they continue to be effective and profitable.…

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    photography manufactured good. Autochrome is an additive color screen plate. The medium is a glass plate that 's covered on one side with microscopic dyed grains that are different colors that are small enough so that a color could not be dominant allowing the entire color spectrum to be visible. The grains act as a color filter to give color to each photograph. There was a downside to this kind of photography technique and technology, however. To see the picture, photos needed to be exposed to…

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    several days, releasing a volume of about 1,000 times the Mississippi River 's daily flow at New Orleans, Valentine said. "If you think about 1,000 Mississippi Rivers coming out of the ground, you can see how [the ash] would have spread out across a huge area," he said. However, one expert on the Peach Springs Tuff doesn 't buy the scenario. Charles Ferguson, a research geologist with the Arizona Geological Survey, said there are outcrops that suggest the ash moved quickly and energetically,…

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    Kenya Research Paper

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    With its long, tropical beaches and dramatic wildlife parks, Kenya has an exotic tourist image. And rightly so perhaps. For this is one of the most beautiful lands in the continent- and, whether you are travelling or touring, a satisfyingly exiting and relatively easy place to travel. The kodachrome hype may not take account of the country`s less salubrious images-its share of post colonial poverty- nor of any more diverse or contradictory reality, but it is true enough on its way. Which is not…

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    photographs, but due to the complex process, were not commercially successful . The Lumieres’ autochrome technique used the fundamentals of colour theory, as well as chemistry to create these effective colour photographs. A thin layer of potato starch would be dyed red, green, and violet, and then applied to a glass plate. The plate would then be put under intense pressure and then a light sensitive silver bromide emulsion was then applied over top . Each grain of potato starch acts as filter,…

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    late 1976 in United States Kodak commanded 90% and 85% of films and cameras sales respectively. However, the Kodak’s share drastically decreased in the subsequent years as a result of poor leadership. Problems which led to collapse of Kodak Company In the late 1990s, Kodak commenced to struggling financially due to the reduction in the sales of photographic films and its sluggishness in the transitioning to digital photography. When Fujifilm entered the United States market Kodak’s management…

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    Obelisk Monument Analysis

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    respective sides”. The upper section was notched into a narrow eight of the wide sides to about 0.26m, with the four sides being designed in a characteristically planar form. The full girth of the obelisk’s base measured approximately 1m while the girth at the notch was designed to uniformly taper to an approximate measurement of 0.87m. From top to bottom, the four faces of the obelisk monument were sculpted in form of bas-relief carvings and the sculpture comprises of relief figures with a…

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