Science of photography

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  • Evolution Of Photography Essay

    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 developed in many ways shapes and forms technologically. In 1885, Kodak developed paper film, which revolutionized the photography business (Gerber, 2015). People dedicate time to make advancements towards photography, which lead up to digital and virtual photography…

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  • Daguerreotype And Photography Case Study

    relationship of art to photography? Discuss an image as an examples of at least two of these main arguments. (25%) The first successful photographic process that invented by Daguerre in 1839 received a great welcome from people with replacing painting portraits with its accurate recording. However, some in art world, especially the French painter, Paul Delaroche, said, “From today painting is dead,” and this was the kind of debate that photograph should be accepted as an art or not among the…

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  • My Experience To Playing With The Camera Of The Canon

    Today, I decided to play with my own camera of the ESO Canon. I thought that I have learned manual setting on my mentor’s Leica camera. So I wanted to try with my own camera, since it came with manual settings. First, I tried set different ISO, aperture, and shutter-speed numbers. I have to be honest that it wasn’t easy, because I couldn’t tell if is too dark or too bright. I just had to do my best to guess the ISO and shutter speed. With my first try, the first picture was too dark, so I turn…

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  • Anna Atkins Essay

    British and Foreign Ferns” because I thought it was the best example that both spoke about what she did for photography as well as science. Her work was not just art but it itself was groundbreaking for other women photographers and scientist alike. This process, of documenting ferns, allowed people to understand what they looked like, size and scale, giving proof to science and the botanist community on their existence and important documentary need. Her images allowed for women, in her time,…

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  • Decisive Moment In Photography

    There are many genres of photography. From Astrophotography to wedding photography, there is a category of photography for any field of study or occasion. When Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first photograph in 1827, it started out as a blurry image on a piece of metal. As time progressed, photography has transitioned into a field of innovation and creativity. With Muybridge pioneering the study of photographing motion and Steven Sasson inventing the digital camera, there have been many great…

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  • Louis Daguerre Essay

    clearer image. Niepce had begun to develop images with iodine fumes in order to increase the contrast in the images, but failed to produce a clear picture. Four years after Niepce’s death, “[Daguerre] discovered a solution of common table salt dissolved in hot water that would stop the light-sensitive material from continuing to react” (14) which then provided a clear still image. Daguerre completed his invention, which he would call the “Daguerreotype” and made a public launch in 1839. The…

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  • Forensic Photography Essay

    In the art of Photography there are quite a few genres in the subject, many serve various purposes. Some tend to serve multiple purposes at the same time, Like how a Fine Art photo may also serve as perfect example of a Documentary photo. Photography is a strange subject where it wasn’t seen as fine art until more recently so it is a still developing platform. Other types of genre in photography would be things such as; Arial, Nature, Night, Fine Art, Astrophotography, Microscopic, Forensic,…

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  • Daguerreotypes In Digital Photography

    Daguerreotype to Digital Introduction In the 21st century, photos have been the core of people 's emotions as it shows the best and the funniest moments of our life. The images that we capture in our everyday life are the images that we look back to and smile. The word photography comes from the Greek word "light" and "drawing".photography is a process which takes fixed images using the light on a chemical surface. (Dorling Kindersley. 2007). In this report, I will be exploring the…

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  • Summary Of Mead's Ethnography

    culture it would still not be enough. This method is not perfect, but it explanatory and exhaustive. Photographic plates were used as a base for analysis not as sufficient research. Anthropology runs into problems where there is more reliance on the photographic method than ethnographic fieldwork. When photography and film are used as a crutch for anthropologist there are gaps in knowledge and understanding about the culture. This leaves anthropologist to present their versions of ‘truth’ about…

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  • 1930's Film Analysis

    Given the presence of photographic approaches and documentary evidence in the 1930’s, it seems as if the events of the Great Depression took place in black and white. Artists were forced to react to the changing times, or risk losing their job. In response, the 1930’s became a time of documentary photography and expression. Artists began to explore alternate routes of showcasing their talents, all with the intention of revealing the reality that was the Great Depression. Seeing this new…

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