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Use of Photographs in This Is a Photograph of Me and Photograph, 1958

- Use of Photographs in This Is a Photograph of Me and Photograph, 1958          At first glance, "This Is a Photograph of Me" by Margaret Atwood and "Photograph, 1958" by Patricia Young are strikingly similar works in that both poems utilize the imagery of a photograph as a communication device however, upon closer examination  they differ markedly in the approach each poet takes in utilizing this same device.  The similarities between these two poems are immediately obvious to the reader; both poems are written by female poets,  both poems have the poet as the speaker,  both poems describe how the poet feels about herself, and both poems utilize the photograph as a device to convey their...   [tags: Photograph]

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Franklin, Rosalind (1920 - 1958)

- Franklin, Rosalind (1920 - 1958) Franklin was a Londoner by birth. After graduating from Cambridge University, she joined the staff of the British Coal Utilisation Research Association in 1942, moving in 1947 to the Laboratoire Centrale des Services Chimique de L'Etat in Paris. She returned to England in 1950 and held research appointments at London University, initially at King's College from 1951 to 1953 and thereafter at Birkbeck College until her untimely death from cancer at the age of 37....   [tags: Papers]

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The Notting Hill Race Riots 1958

- The Notting Hill Race Riots 1958 Source Based Source A is a piece from an article which appeared in Searchlight Magazine in 1999. The author is trying to convey that the Notting Hill race riots were a turning point in race relations in Britain. This source was written by Gary Macfarlane who is most likely anti-Nazi as he wrote this article for an anti-Nazi magazine, this fact establishes that he is for race relations and immigration but might exaggerate how bad his right wing oppositions are....   [tags: Papers]

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Photograph From The Dockweiler 's Personal Family Photo

- ... This stood out to me the most because of the nature of the photo. Most, if not all the other photos were staged with the subject facing the camera. In this photo, all the subjects were free to do what they wanted in the water and the camera happened to capture this candid moment. This photographer captured a side of the family that doesn’t seem as morose as the other photographs. However, there is a real possibility that the photo was staged. The photo captures the landscape perfectly, with the horizon directly in the middle of the photograph and the subjects just under the horizon, but still completely centered....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Camera, Subject]

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The Pros and Cons of Photograph Alteration

- The use of today’s photography technology invites many controversial arguments among the public. Some people have no problem with manipulated pictures, others believe that editing the picture of human being means not to appreciate human as God’s creature. It is commonly known that the majority of the pictures in magazines, billboards, and advertisements in public areas must have gone through the professional photo editing process to be maximized in effectiveness. The pictures are retouched so that it looks much more lively and delightful than the original ones....   [tags: photography]

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Different Styles Of Taking A Photograph

- ... When your eyes have seen a composition or an expression and the creativity suddenly is flowing in your brain. You will either wait for the perfect moment to press the shutter, or you will press it quickly not to lose the moment. And if you miss it, that moment will be gone forever. If you were a writer, you could always find those exact words to remake a sentence you once had, but as a photographer you can never remake a picture once lost. A moment is fluent but with your camera you can always catch it - that exact moment you are choosing to do so, is the decisive moment....   [tags: Photography, Henri Cartier-Bresson]

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On Photography by Susan Sotag

- Between 1500 and 1900, paintings and drawings were the main medium of visual art. They represented the universe based on the author’s imagination and technical skill. However, the birth of photography presented new possibilities and a new means to depict and show an accurate, complete and ‘authentic’ reproduction of reality. Based and inspired by Susan Sontag’s book, On Photography, this essay will discuss and explore the notion of the authentic image as well as what makes for an authentic photograph....   [tags: photography, image, photograph]

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Childhood Purity vs. Knowledge of Maturity: Review of Photograph Virginia at 6 by Sally Mann

- Sally Mann has a gift of pushing buttons—critics and random people alike. Whether those buttons ignite a flame of hate or generate a spark of fascination, a strong reaction is guaranteed. Mann, once again, delivers a thought-provoking piece with Virginia at 6, where she effectively manages lines, value and contrast to illustrate a stimulating battle between childhood purity and the vanity and knowledge that comes with maturity. In Virginia at 6, Virginia, the child, poses nude with her arms comfortably shaped in a triangle over her head, body determinedly arched....   [tags: photograph, lines, youth]

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Use Of Photography During The Death Of His Mother Henriette

- Term punctum in relation to photography was first coined by Barthes in the 1977 after the death of his mother Henriette. At this time he began writing Camera Lucida, which is a simultaneously an inquiry into the nature and essence of photography and a eulogy to Henriette. Barthes has lived most of his life with her and two had a very strong bond. Following her death, Barthes sets on a quest of finding his mother again in the old photographs and attempted to explain a unique significance a picture of her as a child carried for him....   [tags: Photography, Emotion, Image, Photograph]

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The Importance of Photography

- Everywhere you look one thing is common, photographs. People not only use photography to document events and milestones, they use to enhance the beauty of their surroundings. From pictures of quiet country streams and cute animals to family photographs, almost every public space has some kind of photograph as decoration. Photography is much more than taking simple pictures, as a career a photographer must know technical information about lighting, posing, choosing subjects and framing shots. Equipment care is another facet of photography that requires technical knowledge beyond what the amateur needs....   [tags: George Eastman, camera, photograph]

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The Truth Is in the Photograph

- Can you imagine the horrible living conditions The Drought caused in rural America during the Great Depression. "[Agriculture] produced the very stuff of life on which... the nation's industry, society, and culture fed, physically and even psychologically" The Drought first evoked on the eastern area of our country in 1930, by 1934 it reached southern and Midwestern America. The Drought was caused by poor farming techniques, farmers would over harvest, plant and plow and allow their cattle and sheep overgraze which caused the land to become weak....   [tags: drought, dust, bowl, farming, poverty]

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The Development of Photography

- Photography has developed immensely throughout the years, and will continue to develop through the use of digital cameras, the constant sharing and sending of photographs, and the availability of editing. Photography is a wonderful tool. Photography helps us document our lives, and remember past experiences. Photography has had a long journey from the very first photograph, to the constant sharing of digital photos, and who knows what the future of photography holds. Light is the basis of photography....   [tags: photograph, camera, editing, digital camera]

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Why is Retouching Photographs Necessary?

- ... Photographers also change images for the benefit of advertisements for name brand companies. Many consumers ranging in all ages browse online for clothing and will notice a difference from the model’s body versus the average person’s body. These images are creating a new standard of a typical person. Consumers may believe that these bodies look healthy, yet in reality, they are unreal and nearly impossible to attain. Editors for fashion companies will manipulate a body in such a way that makes the clothing look alluring....   [tags: manipulating photographs, modeling]

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Observation of a Photograph

- Observation of a Photograph Observation is a valuable and rich source for gathering data for a qualitative study. It offers the researcher firsthand insight into a phenomenon by personally experiencing the same through his/her five senses (Creswell, 2013). It not only provides an inquirer with the opportunity to document participants, activities, settings, behaviors, and other aspects by directly observing them, but also permits him/her “to better understand and capture the context within which people interact” (Patton, 2002, p....   [tags: researcher, details, setting]

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The Advancement of Photography

- People see pictures every day and everywhere. They are in the newspapers, on wall as art, on billboards too. Photographs didn’t exist not long ago but when they were developed they took the world by storm. Nearly 200 years later people have cameras in their phones and can print pictures wirelessly straight from our phones or cameras. The invention of photography was an advancement that not only changed humanities but also changed the world as it evolved. Photography was developed towards the end of Industrial Revolution and the beginning of the Victorian Era....   [tags: Photography]

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Raymond Carver's poem Photograph of My Father In His 22nd Year

- The Theme of Raymond Carver's poem "Photograph of My Father In His 22nd Year" Growing up we all had expectations of who we should be imposed upon us by our parents. Whether or not we achieved those expectations upon reaching adulthood isn't really the final outcome. There is a greater lesson learned regardless of how we benefited from the imposition. And that realization is what truly shapes our final character. Raymond Carver entertains this topic in his poem, "Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-second Year." In this poem Carver provides us with a beautifully touching slice of life that is not only flawless in writing and technique, but that connects and emotionally evokes...   [tags: Photograph of My Father In His 22nd Year]

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Wisdom of Parents in the Poem, Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year

- Wisdom of Parents in the Poem, Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year We have all grown up hearing our parent's advice "Do as I say, not as I do". When your parents give this advice you do not always listen at first, but later on in life you may catch yourself using it. I believe it is very important value, respect and listen to what your parent's say; their experience with life is their major tool in shaping their children into adults. Parents have lived life longer than their children that is a fact....   [tags: Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year]

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The History of Photography and the Camera

- Photography has come a long way from the first camera all the way until today. In this essay I’ll begin by explaining how the first aspect called the Camera Obscura started. The Camera Obscura was first developed and explained in ancient times during the 4th and 5th centuries B.C. It was first developed by the Chinese and Greeks and also later studied by other philosophers in Ancient Times. It is used to create images that are transmitted through a pinhole camera on a wall that is in a darkened room....   [tags: Photography]

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Photography: The History and Everyday Use

- “Art is not to be found by touring to Egypt, China, or Peru; if you cannot find it at your own door, you will never find it.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson . Although many might think that it is a waste of time and money, photography is a great hobby that people should try. However, even if someone has different opinions, they must consider that photography is steadily on its way to becoming a worldwide everyday use, and is already part of the American culture. Who has contributed to the making of the modern camera in earlier times....   [tags: Photography]

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Roger Scruton on Photography

- In Roger Scruton's Photography and Representation the author establishes the idea that ideal photography is not art. In the same breath he says that ideal photography is not necessarily an idea which photographers should strive, nor does it necessarily exist. Yet, he bases his argument upon the ideal. In reviewing his paper, I’ll take a look at why he painstakingly tries to make this distinction between ideal painting and ideal photography. His argument is based upon the proposition that photographs can only represent in a causal fashion, whereas painters create representational artwork via intentional relations....   [tags: Photography]

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Shaping Perception through a Photograph

- Against a bleak backdrop, U.S troops stand thrusting an American flag into the grey skies. The shards of wreckage at their feet speak of the arduous journey these soldiers had taken to reach the summit of the mountain. Despite the grim setting on the ground, the American flag waves on in a perfect manner swaying along with the wind gusts. As a photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal in 1945, this image of U.S troops raising a flag in Iwo Jima during World War II served as a symbol of hope and victory for the American public during the gruesome end to war....   [tags: Susan Sontag's essay]

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Edmund Muskie's 1958 Senate Campaign

- Elections are a fundamental part to American politics. There are a lot of factors that play into how elections carry themselves, but what is more important is the work that goes into preparing for them. The elections are like the Baseball World Series and the campaigning is all the training that you have done before hand. Elections are the important part of the game, but without all the campaigning that is done there can be no elections. Candidates are wise and know that campaigning is a true make or break when it comes time to vote....   [tags: Political Science]

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Visual Analysis of Davis's Photograph

- Memories can be as short-lived as the moments that created them. The recollection of events and the deterioration of memories over time is a constant process that cannot be stopped. This inevitable passing of memory is fused to the inevitable passing of human life. Emily Davis’s still life photograph of wineglasses is reflective and fragmented, allowing the image to act as a metaphor for this fleeting aspect of memory through its own memory-like qualities. The photograph is also symbolic of the transience of human life through the use of the traditional symbol of the wineglass, ultimately serving as memento mori....   [tags: Art Analysis]

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Garry Winogrand: The Godfather of Street Photography

- In the early 1960s, most photographs were taken for a purpose, and that purpose was for news articles, magazines, or advertisement. There was very little consideration of photography as art. This change in the way photography was approached was in large part to photographers such as Garry Winogrand, who turned photography into an art. Winogrand symbolized a new generation of photographers on the rise in the mid-1960s known as “street photographers.” While each photo is of simple, everyday life, they each contain an individual message and meaning much deeper than what was seen through the lens....   [tags: Photography]

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War Photograph and War Photographer

- “Feeling sorry for her”. Kate Daniels uses the iconic photo of the child, hurt in a napalm attack on a Vietnam village who is screaming in pain and fear, to show the extent of the suffering that innocent civilians have to go through in war time. She wants people to be aware of the pain and to show what the reality is like for them in the war, focusing on the horrors in particular. The poem uses this to instil emotions such as sympathy and compassion but also to make people feel appalled by the war....   [tags: Horrors of War]

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Modern Photograph and Realism

- ... There is contrast between textures of liquid water, grainy dirt, smooth plants, and the hard rough mountains. In 1930, Walker Evans beautiful yet haunting photograph, "Factory Street in Amsterdam, New York,” documents the effects of the great depression. This image almost looks like an alley. Due to the wet glossy floors you can tell it was previously raining. The first thing to catch your attention is the long road receding infinitely, leading your eyes from the foreground to the background creating maximum depth of field like in Shore's photo....   [tags: change, happiness, love, freedom, social]

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Ideology of the Photographs: Thinking with Sontag and Butler

- When I considered at first to discuss the role of photography and frame as evidence and their limitations, keeping in mind Butler’s argument regarding the visual modes of regulation of reality, the first problem that came up before me was: would it be something futile and an imposition of meaning on something which is by nature to be seen. But Butler’s claim regarding the way suffering is presented to us through the framing of reality in a certain way – for example, “embedded reporting” and our ethical response to it – prompted me to address certain questions involving the frame and its role in establishing or not establishing legal, political and ethical responsibility....   [tags: photography, frame, Auschwitz, human suffering]

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The Birth of Photography

- The Birth of Photography goes way back to the very early stages of it’s development, in 1565 it was found that certain silver salts turned black when open to an element, which at this time they believed to be air. It wasn’t until mid 1720’s when they discovered it was in fact light that reacted with the salts to turn them black; this led to numerous amounts of unsuccessful trials at capturing images in a lasting, photochemical form. Many scientists, amateur inventors and artists passionately pursued developing this form throughout the 29th century....   [tags: Photography Essays]

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Dramatic Photographs of the Civil War: Hanging at Washington Arsenal

- ... These two images represent people who conspired to kill President Lincoln. The images that I have chosen and the two images to me are similar because they represent the life of a person. They represent the sadness and the distraught that some people just have to go through every day of their lives. Now the difference between my images and Gardner’s images are different because the people shown in mine are not prisoners. They are people who have disabilities and struggle from day to day whereas Gardner’s images showed people dying and being hung as well as handcuffed waiting to die....   [tags: photography, photojournalism]

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The Power of the Photograph

- The Power of the Photograph On the wall of my dorm room hangs a photograph that was taken at my paternal grandmother’s house. I’m on Grandma’s lap, and my sister is on the floor. I appear to be about two or three years old. It is after supper, and Grandma is reading to me.      This photograph is interesting to me because it reflects two points that Michelle Citron makes in her book, Home Movies. First, the person taking the picture is asserting control over the interpretation of the memory. Second, there are clues within the frame that signify what has actually been left out of the frame....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Photograpy Advice

- This 4th of July I went to L.A. with my roommate to visit his family. I had been promising myself that I would go to the Queen Mary in Long Beach for the last three times I was in L.A. and this time I was determined to go. So After I had seen the fireworks at the La Verne high school. (Click to enlarge photos.) 4th of July at La Verne Senior High I went to the Queen Mary, it was fantastic. After spending almost a full day on the ship, I decided to go to a camera store before I went back to where I was staying....   [tags: Photography]

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Art of Photography

- I look at a photograph I took this past summer when my family was on vacation on Block Island. I remember when I took it: on a hike with my mother and aunt. I see the dusty dirt road sunken on either side- testimony to the tires that groove the path daily. I hear the crunch of the leaves and rocks underneath my sneakers, browned by collected sand and dirt. I remember looking into the distance towards the ocean and thinking to myself “Hey- that would make a good picture.” I remember that I laughed a lot because it was one of those days....   [tags: Photograph Photographer Artwork]

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Whether Photography Limits Understanding

- Photography is defined at the art or practice of taking and processing photographs. To understand photography is having insight or good judgment to know how to take the picture, but also edit it if need be. Does photography limit our understanding of the world. What some people haven’t realized is that photography is all around us, whether it is in the person’s mind to see it or not. While we see photography throughout our daily routine, people dismiss the small types of photography and focus on the bigger sceneries like other countries beautiful cities and landscapes....   [tags: Practice, Taking, Processing, Photographs]

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Progression of Photography

- Photography is an affection, a craving and an addiction. It is impossible to explain why people love taking photos, but once people are engaged in photography professionally, nothing will stop them. It has always been a great magic and momentous secret which opens the world to the people, which makes us look at the things used to be taken for granted with special attitude, which makes us ponder over the existing problems. Photography can truly be considered a magical act – here is a little black box that can capture the images of people and wild animals, strange places, and loved ones on a rectangular piece of paper that can be viewed days and years later....   [tags: History of Photography]

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Cameras and Photography

- What do you consider art. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, or maybe something else. I know, when I think of art, I think of photography. Photography Is used for business, science, manufacturing, art, recreational purposes, mass communication, and more. Photography is using light to do amazing things, and some people think of photography as a story that just needs to be told. Ansel Adams probably believed this. He said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” Photography has a long interesting history, like the fact that the word photography is made up of two greek words, photos meaning ‘light’ and graphein which is ‘to draw’ ....   [tags: History of Photography]

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The Life and Photography of Eugene Atget

- Eugene Atget was born February 12, 1857 in France. He was a photographer known for his photographs documenting the street scenes and architecture of Paris. Eugene Atget was born right outside the French city of Bordeaux. He was orphaned at age seven and raised by his uncle. After finishing his education in the 1870s, Atget briefly became a cabin boy and sailor on different boats sailing in the Transatlantic. After that, Atget became an actor, but only received bit parts at a second-rate repertory company....   [tags: biography, photography]

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20th Century Photography: Documentary Art

- With the advancement of photography throughout the early 19th century, opportunities arose more frequently for photographers; both amateur and professional, to shoot what they saw fit. Very frequently, humans were the subjects of early daguerreotypes, and later dry-plates, for a number of different reasons. A daguerreotype held a special sentiment with people who viewed them, and it was a popularly held consensus that photographs literally held onto and saved the very essence of a loved one after their death....   [tags: architecture, photographs, walker evans]

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The Relationship of Photographs, History, and Memory

- The Relationship of Photographs, History, and Memory Abstract: This essay reflects on the relationship of photographs, history, and memory based on a found and mutilated photo album. Photographs provide opportunities for disrupting and restructuring history with their attraction to memory; they privilege the subjective, creative power of the personal explanation and provide an emotional and even ideological grounding for memory. Photographs as manifestations of memory assist in the process of understanding the present....   [tags: Image Photography Memory]

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The Invention Of Skateboarding Photography

- (Eppridge 2012) (Figure 1) (Blabac 2012) (Figure 2) Skateboarding photography has changed immensely since the 1960s due to the advancement in technology and change in photographic technique. Despite what most people think, skateboarding photography is an extremely difficult and artistic form of photography that not only requires a skilled photographer, but also requires the knowledge of a skateboarder to know how these photos should look. (Refer to figures 1 and 2) In the 1960s skateboarding was hardly seen let alone photographed, but in todays society skateboarding has become one of the most popular action sports in the world with a need for photographers to capture these amazing tick...   [tags: Photography, Camera]

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Implication of Border Security and Photography

- ... Nowadays, the recollections of photography taken in the past, have been reexamined, and are considered to have a large impact on society today. These images help create a linkage and educate those who were not present at the time of the event. An example of this are, war images, from the Holocaust, WW1 and WW2, which have stirred emotion amongst those who comes across it. This can be illustrated when Susan Sontag felt, when she first saw the photographs of the holocaust. She quoted one of the ‘best known contemporary statements ‘When I looked at those photograph, something broke’ This reaction shows the impact photographs, a recollection of memories, from a significant event has on indi...   [tags: photography as social aid]

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Darkroom vs. Digital Photography

- Darkroom vs. Digital Photography A hot topic among photographers is the ongoing debate of darkroom and digital photography. There are never ending lists of pros and cons for each method of photography, each fuelling the long lasting arguments. For a more thorough understanding of the two alternatives, a basic overview of how film cameras operate in comparison to digital cameras is given. Secondly, the pros and cons of darkroom photography are listed and examined. Thirdly the pros and cons of digital photography are also listed and depicted in an unbiased fashion....   [tags: Photography, Cameras]

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Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958

- Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958 Introduction: My talk is about the Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958 and about the people who died on the plane. Before the Crash: In the early 50’s, Manchester United built itself up under the watchful eye of Sir Matt Busby mainly through a successful youth training policy....   [tags: Papers]

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The Physics of Photography

- The Physics of Photography The general population has become so accustomed to their simple point and shoot cameras that they do not either notice the poor quality of images that they are producing or do not have the knowledge to produce better images. For those who desire to take better photographs, photography will be an exciting life long adventure. There are many aspects to consider when taking a photograph. A good photograph is well thought out before the photographer snaps the shutter....   [tags: Pictures Photographs Careers Essays]

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Fashion as Fashion Photography

- Fashion is an evolving subject. Fashion Photography, as Fashion itself has transformed too. The way Fashion Photography has changed a lot to what it was and what it is now. And yes it would have changed as a lot has transformed through the years of fashion. Fashion Photography’s meaning and representation has changed in a way that the image represents something that sometimes is not realistic, Photography as an illusion. Fashion Photography has changed in the way we look at it know, it has changed gender issues, sexuality, ethnicity and the way the body has been portrayed....   [tags: Fashion, Fashion Photography, ]

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Photography Of The Modern World

- ... There are a few photographers who have fallen off the well worn path, but before I go on to tell you who they are and what I think of their work, I want to share my views on following the well worn path in any aspect of life. There are many sayings like just follow the herd and you will be alright or following the well worn path; like I keep mentioning. We live in a society where we are willing to pay to be told what to do with our lives or have someone do it for us, don 't believe me. Do you milk your own cows for milk or do you go to the supermarket....   [tags: Photography, Art, Camera, Photographer]

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College Admissions Essays - A Photograph

- College Admissions Essays - A Photograph Attach a small photograph (3.5 x 5 inches or smaller) of something important to you and explain its significance. At an age when my friends’ floors were strewn with toys, dirty clothes, or video-game cartridges, mine was smothered in paper of all sorts — books, magazines, reams of white and college-ruled, paper bags, paper airplanes. This pattern has survived, and it is representative of the way I live. The house of my life is built on a foundation of paper....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Soiling of Old Glory: Photograph by Stanley J. Forman

- ... It shows that Americans were still deliberately committing violent acts in public because of racial tension, despite laws that had been established to abolish segregation prior to the event that took place. This became apparent in the eyes of many that any progress made in the Civil Rights movement during the 50’s and 60’s did not achieve what it was set out to achieve – remove racism and segregation. The fact that they brutalized an innocent black man, reveals that the protestors were frustrated by more than just the desegregation of schools....   [tags: racial tension between black and white]

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Analysis Of Bill Biggart 's Final Photograph

- ... No one really could. It seems as if Bill Biggart was trying to make sense of it himself, through the only way he knew how… through his work.   Through Bill Biggart’s lens, we witness the massive cloud made up of smoke, dust, and debris that came of the sky. The bright sunny aura quickly became dark. It’s apparent that just moments after the first plane hit, the clear sky was disappearing before his eyes. The debris is shown flying just above him. New Yorkers often compared the office paper included inside of the debris to snow....   [tags: World Trade Center, September 11 attacks]

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Annie Leibovitz's Photography of Celebrities

- It was not until a trip to Japan with her mother after her sophomore year of studying painting at the San Francisco Art Institute that Annie Leibovitz discovered her interest in taking photographs. In 1970 Leibovitz went to the founding editor of Rolling Stone, Jann Wenner, who was impressed by Leibovitz’s work. Leibovitz’s first assignment from Wenner was to shoot John Lennon. Leibovitz’s black-and-white portrait of Lennon was the cover of the January 21, 1971 issue. Ironically, Leibovitz would be the last person to capture her first celebrity subject....   [tags: Annie Leibovitz, Photography,]

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The Decisive Moment, Then and Now: Photography

- The consensus is that film photography has gone into extinction with the emergence of affordable digital media. Countless comparisons have been made between the two formats to see which best duplicates the most realistic portrayal. The key component that makes a captivating image is left out when people compare only technical specifications. Photography is more than just pressing a button and shifting through a memory card to find a winner. It is about creating an image that expresses a vision at a decisive moment in time....   [tags: Film Photography, Affordable Digital Media]

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The art of photography and its Relationship with the Truth

- A lie is defined as a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood or to convey a false impression. “Art is a lie that brings us nearer to the truth” (Pablo Picasso) could not be any more accurate. Can the intake of untrue information lead to the discovery of a truth. I believe that Picasso was insinuating that art is merely an imitation of life therefore there must be some truth to it. Photography is the art form that is able to depict this ideal the best....   [tags: photography essay, informative essay]

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Photography in the Civil War Domain Statement

- The first camera was built in France. Two French artists named Joseph-Nicéphore Niépce and Louis Daguerre worked together on the camera from 1829 to 1833. When Niépce died in 1833, Daguerre continued working on the camera (Nardo 18). His prototype used a thin, rectangular plate that was coated with a thin layer of silver and exposed to iodine and bromide fumes. The photographer would slide the plate into the back of the camera where it exposed to the sunlight and records the image before the camera (18)....   [tags: camera, photography, photo]

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The Reasons for and the Results of the Establishment ot the National Areonautics and Space Administration in 1958

- Part A: Plan of Investigation This investigation evaluates the reasons for and the results of the establishment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1958. In order to discuss the factors that caused and resulted in the creation of NASA, the ideals of the United States during the origins of the ideological Cold War and how they influenced domestic and foreign policies will be investigated. It is also crucial to understand the pressure the US was facing by the formation of the USSR’s space program and specifically the launching of the Sputnik in 1957....   [tags: NASA, the space race, the Cold War]

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Photography of Love in its Various Forms

- My goal is to make a photo album of pictures depicting some of the various forms of love that exist between humans. Love is unfalteringly one of the strongest emotions that we feel over the course of our lives, and I want to capture that emotion in pictures. The photographs will be taken using a variety of techniques to evoke different forms and strengths of love, and each picture will be accompanied by a quote that promotes the same type of love I chose this topic to gain experience in the art of photography, as well as to further my knowledge of techniques that can be used to show different forms of any certain object or emotion through an image....   [tags: photography, art, love, ]

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Photography Is One Of The Most Creative Ways You Express Yourself

- ... Louis Daguerre was the inventor of the first process of photography. In 1829, him and his partner Joseph Nicephore Niepce took on the mission to improve the process Niepce had developed. In 1839 after years of experimenting and Joseph Nicephore Niepce 's death, Daguerre developed a better method of photography, naming it after himself, “the daguerreotype”. This process 'fixed ' the images onto a sheet of silver-plated copper. He would polish the silver and coat it in iodine, making a surface that was sensitive to light....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Digital photography]

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How Photography Began

- BEGINNINGS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, The First, the name. We owe the name "Photography" to Sir John Herschel , who first used the term in 1839, the year the photographic process became public. (*1) The word is derived from the Greek words for light and writing. Before mentioning the stages that led to the development of photography, there is one amazing, quite uncanny prediction made by a man called de la Roche (1729- 1774) in a work called Giphantie. In this imaginary tale, it was possible to capture images from nature, on a canvas which had been coated with a sticky substance....   [tags: Photography]

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Time Lapse Photography Project Description

- In order to choose my exit project, I had to do a lot of thinking and deciding in order to uncover what I would select as my exit project’s subject. Originally, I had several ideas at hand; learning how to produce film, restoring an old camera, building a camera, and learning post production editing. These projects were my original choices because I am a photography enthusiast and amateur. Later on, I realized that these projects weren’t achievable because of the requirements and difficulty level that came along with attempting the projects; I was at a standstill....   [tags: camera, photography, time lapse]

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Commercial Food Photography

- ​Today we live in a world of technology. One of the biggest technology is the camera. Cameras found in almost everything. With all this technology there are also various types of photography out there. One of the most interesting kind is commercial photography. Specifically food commercial photography. These photographers in the food photography filed can take any old meal and make is look beautiful. ​When doing food photography it used to be from the eater's point of view. So it did not always look as appetizing as it could of....   [tags: art, food photography]

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Aesthetics Of The Everyday : A Collection Of All Things Small And Mundane

- Aesthetics of the Everyday: A Collection of All Things Small and Mundane “Why do I bother to capture these tiny moments?” I ask myself looking back at photos consisting of a small army compiled from cups of coffee. From the first time I had access to a camera I have captured endless meals, outfits, beach days, and messy workspaces. The cultural phenomena surrounding these seemingly unimportant photographs has inspired me to explore the significance of capturing them. Together, my collection of mundane photographs contributes to a meshwork of media reflecting moments throughout my life....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Camera, Espresso]

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Critical Analysis on a Tina Modotti Photograph

- Critical Analysis on a Tina Modotti Photograph Tina Modotti was from a very poor working class society. She was brought up in the northeast part of Italy, in Udine, Friuli. She was born at the tail end of the industrial revolution, in 1896. However, you could say, by all means, that her village hadn't changed the slightest since the seventh century. She lived vigorously throughout her childhood, working endless hours in a silk-textile factory to earn a cash flow and to support the family through starvation....   [tags: Papers]

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Photograph of the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936

- Photograph of the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936 The Crystal Palace designed by Joseph Paxton stood for eighty-five years. It succumbed to fire "at six o'clock on the evening of 30th November 1936" (Beaver, 141). A fire was discovered in the staff lavatory, and within minutes the whole structure was ablaze. The spectacular building was engulfed in fire as it dissolved into just a skeleton of its former structure. Paxton used innovative methods of construction on the Crystal Palace, greatly influenced by the bridge and train shed construction of the day....   [tags: Architecture History]

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Clear Liquid Thought: The Photographs of Jim Dine

- Clear Liquid Thought: The Photographs of Jim Dine The camera sees even beyond the visual consciousness. --Ralph Eugene Meatyard Argument: The Photographic Unconscious In his article "Photographie avant analyse"1 photography critic François Soulages discusses the reciprocal influence between photography (as an emerging technology in the nineteenth century) and the study of the unconscious (prior to the invention of psychoanalysis). To what extent, he asks, did a new technology such as photography enlighten, modify, or enrich the understanding of the unconscious....   [tags: Photography Photographic Unconscious]

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Critical Analysis of a Photograph of Rachel Whitear

- Critical Analysis of a Photograph of Rachel Whitear The photograph of Rachel on the floor in her room is indeed very powerful. It is a very graphic photograph and is meant to be this way, the people who took it used it for their crime scene investigation. But people who saw the photo realised that it could be used too send a blunt message to make people think twice before stepping into the world of drugs. The room that she lived in for the last few days of her life was bare, no pictures, no posters, no fancy paint, no wallpaper, no personality, no feeling....   [tags: Papers]

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Henry Peach Robinson, The King Of Photographic Picture Making

- Henry Peach Robinson Henry Peach Robinson is an English photographer in the 19th century. He was born on July 9th, 1830 in Ludlow, United Kingdom. He died on February 21st, 1901. He learned photography from Dr. Hugh Diamond’s instructions. He was in the bookselling trade before opening a photographic studio. In the photography studio he opened specialized in portraits. As apart of his creative craft he combined prints, joining multiple negatives to create a single image. He was a pioneer of pictorialist photography....   [tags: Photography, Image, Photograph, Painting]

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- The Test of Time: The Power of the Photograph What is a photograph. The simplicity of taking a photograph leads many to ponder its artistic value. Yet, it is undeniable that there are some photos that cause an emotional reaction deeper than simply observing a recorded point in time. Surely, there are photographs that cause more reaction than some modern art pieces. There seems to be two types of photographs. The first classification is the ‘time capture’ photo – an image with the sole purpose of recording a particular event or point in time....   [tags: Art Artwork Photograph]

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Film Analysis : The Digital Age

- ... The journalist does not just reproduce what is placed in front of him or her. He has to portray the information accurately and articulately to present a good story (Meyer 2000). Likewise, the documentary filmmaker does not just shoot a film without performing some editing process. Even in an edited documentary work, there is the same sort of rationale that the representation is based on real life situations. The photographic reality was a notion used for several decades to visual truth. However, Pedro new digital photographs questioned that very notion....   [tags: Photography, Image, Camera, Photograph]

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The Alteration Of Photographs Has Been Occurring Since Photography

- ... Virtue theory considers traits such as honesty, accuracy, and integrity. These virtues are meant to prevent the photographer from altering the photo until it is unrecognizable from the original shot. Such as the case with a 1989 issue of TV Guide. Oprah Winfrey’s head was placed on Ann Margaret’s body. A looming deadline and the cost to get an actual photo are rumoured to be factors in which virtues were ignored. Utilitarianism, a form of consequentialism, can guide manipulation. Maximizing news value to the greatest number is the desired outcome....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue, Deontological ethics]

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What Led to The Invention of the Phonograph?

- During the second industrial revolution in the late 1800's, mass production and manufacturing of goods began to rapidly expand. With these changes also came a change in fuel sources, which began moving towards more modern forms such as petroleum and electricity. With theses changes in production and power came new possibilities and ideas. Many great thinkers became invested technological advancement by leveraging the changes that came with the second industrial revolution. Thomas Edison came to be one of America's greatest inventors during this time....   [tags: industrial revolution, Thomas Edison]

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Mao Zedong's Second Five Year Plan in 1958

- Mao Zedong's Second Five Year Plan in 1958 China is a gigantic country and historians can study and trace their civilisations as far back as five thousand years ago. The Manchu emperors had ruled China since 1644. At the end of the nineteenth century and leading up to the twentieth century the emperor of China, Guangxu, was dominated by his aunt, the empress Ci xii. For forty years she ruled for her nephew. China entered the twentieth century on a wave of reactionary terror, as the loose affiliation of north-east Chinese Secret Society groups known as the "Boxers" began a protracted attempt to destroy all Chinese Christian converts, and the missionaries who preac...   [tags: Papers]

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How Redbook Cross An Ethical Line

- ... I see their duty for news story to be that they should not alter the image at all unless there is a need to do so in order to prevent offensive or sensitive material from circulating. In that case of exceptions, the magazine should have a clear disclaimer about how the news photograph has been manipulated. Even features are still a form of reporting and providing news. With that being the case, a similar duty applies. They should maintain the truthful integrity of the photo. If the photograph is manipulated while maintaining integrity, the use of digital manipulation should be noted....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, License, Royalties]

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Le Corbusier: Philips Pavilion, Brussels, 1958

- Le Corbusier: Philips Pavilion, Brussels, 1958 Located in a small site next to the Dutch section and away from the center of the fair, the pavilion hosted a futuristic multimedia display featuring images, colored lighting and music and sounds called the "Poème Electronique." Some of the greatest artistic minds of the twentieth century were involved in its creation, including the architect Le Corbusier (1887-1965) and the composer Edgard Varèse (1883-1965). But most importantly, the Philips Pavilion represented an important artistic phenomenon through its synthesis of architecture, visual media and music....   [tags: Architecture History]

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Photography As A Multi Billion Dollar Industry

- ... In the article, The Positives and Negatives of Photography, Ali Soloff states that “photography cannot only make the ordinary exciting, but can also capture someone to remember.” A photo is not just something you look at, but also a memory. A photo transforms a living image into something tangible and gives the ability to retain a memory (Soloff). In the same article, Soloff also states that photography has its detriment. A photo only captures a single moment, and leaves out everything else surrounding it (Soloff)....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Digital camera, Camera phone]

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- Missing Images Photography wasn’t considered a form of art in the United States until the turn of the century when a man named Alfred Steiglitz fought throughout his lifetime to make sure we recognized it as an art form. It was only used as a form of science up until then. There is a lot of chemistry when it comes to photography; mixing different chemicals for film and paper as well as the four or five different “baths” for each the film and paper. And to know what film to use, which paper and what chemicals will form the best possible images....   [tags: photo picture photograph]

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Social Media 's Influence On The Media

- The days of Friendster and Myspace are long gone – social media has come a long way from its roots as a center for connecting with friends and listing your favorite bands. Today the “social” in social media has less meaning – you are just as likely to use it for professional connections as you for posting photos. As employers and professional contacts increasingly use social media platforms to connect, the image you project with your profile photo matters more and more. What Profile Photos Say About You When was the last time you took a hard look at the head shots on all of your social media profiles....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Photograph, Portrait]

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Louis Daguerre: Inventor of the First Commericially Successful Type of Photography

- Also known as a previous commercial artist, Louis Daguerre invented the ability for cameras to capture fleeting images accurately . Louis Daguerre was born in November 18, 1787, in Cormeilles, France. His first job wasn’t a photographer, but it was Daguerre’s first step in getting attracted by the way lighting and reproducing accurate scenes work. Daguerre wasn’t a photographer, or an inventor from the beginning of his life. “By 1825, Daguerre was a successful commercial artist in Paris; creator, proprietor, and promoter of a giant illusionistic theater called the Diorama” (Nelson)....   [tags: photography, daguerreotypes]

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Dionne Brand's Blues Spiritual for Mammy Prater and Margaret Atwood's This Is a Photograph of Me

- ... Another significant concept recorded in the poem is the representation of Mammy’s body. Her body is a captivating symbol in the debate of slavery, as a majority of slaves in this time period were ruled and owned by the rich white people. In time, she was set free from her ties to the life of slavery and from that day forward she was not willing to let anything or anyone control her or her body, not even photography. It was going to be done her way or not at all. In the 115 years that Mammy Prater waited, she practiced her body positions and facial expressions in preparation for the day that she would finally get her self-portrait done....   [tags: poetry analysis]

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Invention of the Phonograph

- Invention of the Phonograph The idea of the phonograph came from the man who invented the light bulb. Thomas Alva Edison is one of the greatest inventors of all time decided to create this invention. In 1877, Edison was working on a machine that would decipher telegraphic messages to paper tape. He used a diaphragm with an embossing point. This would be held onto a moving paraffin paper. Thus when spoken into it, the vibrations made indentations on it. Edison decided to change the idea by using a tin foil wrapped metal cylinder instead of the paper....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Perception and Photography

- Throughout my life, I have seen some of the most interesting things through a camera. It may seem odd that some of my most interesting experiences have been through an artificial lens, but a camera is in the same family of both the magnifying glass and the microscope. It is not only the ability to see things in more detail that demands our attention; it is something else, something about the art of photography that forces us to examine the world as we don't normally do. Normally we don't see things as they are....   [tags: Photography Philosophy Observation]

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Photography in Flux

- Photography in Flux It is no secret that digital photography is very rapidly finding a niche in modem society, in both the professional realm as well as in the home. The advent of newer, faster, and more embellished technologies have placed the power of photographic production in the hands of the common person. An art form that formerly was left to the charge of few skilled professionals has been forever changed by these technologies. Certainly, this evolution of sorts has its strengths as well as its drawbacks....   [tags: Digital Photography Pictures Technology Essays]

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Thoroughly Post-Modern: Defining My Practice of Photography by Defining an Art Movement

- Thoroughly Post-Modern: Defining My Practice by Defining an Art Movement As a young artist, recognising and being aware of your own photographic practice is extremely important; it allows you to understand the ways in which your work fits into the wider context of Art and the way in which your work functions to mean. I have been studying and practicing photography since I was sixteen years old, but it wasn’t until my university study commenced that my practice began to mature and evolve, and I began to feel more like an artist than I have ever felt....   [tags: photography, post modernism]

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