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    The process called for several different chemicals, including: silver nitrate, silver iodide, pyrogallic acid, potassium cyanide (Editors 1) , and potassium iodide (Hirsch 58) . With that being said, the process wasn’t the easiest and could be slightly dangerous. However, it was used by many photographers because the images were highly detailed, the negative plates printed faster than paper negatives, and the raw materials were rather inexpensive (Hirsch 58). This is quit surprising since chemicals aren’t always considered cheap. Another surprising thing about the process is that it was considered quick. A lot of steps were involved and the photographer was a part of all of it. The artist would polish the plate , coat the glass plate in silver nitrate in the dark room, then exposed to the camera to develop the image. The next step was to develop it, which originally required pyrogallic acid to be poured onto the plate. Later, the chemical was replaced with potassium cyanide. After the plate dried, it became waterproof (Editors 2) . As mentioned before, the details in the image was a major benefit. Along with that, the photo was much more sturdy than paper. This process is outdated because nowadays, film isn’t very popular. However…

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    vacation to Santo Domingo in 1877. George never made the trip, but consequently this sparked his interest in photography. “ He would toil at the bank all day, six days a week, then spend his evenings… experimenting tirelessly with various photo emulsions” (Zinsmeister). This accidental discovery of an interest led him to revolutionize the photographic world. George Eastman’s developments and invention in the photographic process, along with his many contributions to educational foundations lead…

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    On October 4th, 1888, George Eastman had patented a new camera. This camera was incredibly easy to use, easy to carry, and affordable to middle class; costing about twenty five dollars for the camera and ten dollars for film and development. The camera was a black leather box about sixteen by nine by eight centimeters. It was handheld and had a fifty-seven millimeter lens. (Steidl 9) This camera was the Kodak Camera. In 1900 Eastman now came out with the Brownie Camera. It was a six-exposure…

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    Rule of thirds is also known as a rule of thumb. It is basically a guideline or rather a pathway which is applied in the process of composing visual images for example films, designs, paintings as well as photographs. In deed it can be applied to any subject to improve the composition as well as the balance of your images. This composition technique is very fundamental as it can be used in all types of photography in order to yield images which are better balanced and more engaging. The rule of…

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