Cameras Essays

  • The Capricious Camera

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    The Capricious Camera In the years between 1933 and 1945, Germany was engulfed by the rise of a powerful new regime and the eventual spoils of war. During this period, Hitler's quest for racial purification turned Germany not only at odds with itself, but with the rest of the world. Photography as an art and as a business became a regulated and potent force in the fight for Aryan domination, Nazi influence, and anti-Semitism. Whether such images were used to promote Nazi ideology, document the

  • The History of Cameras

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    Believe it or not, there was once a time when cameras didn’t exist. The technology that today we take for granted, was once the most greatest and inspiring invention ever made. Before the camera, the only way people were able to have a personal photograph of themselves done was to hire a professional painter to paint them while they posed for hours at a time. It was a tedious task but one that had to be done, and at the time it was the only way a person could have something to show for how they looked

  • Smart Cameras

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    Smart Cameras Since the events of September 11th the governments in the United States and other countries have increased their surveillance of society. Meanwhile smart cameras are steadily becoming smarter and more usable. It is often difficult to estimate what impact new technology will have on society. What are the ethical issues that smart cameras bring about? The technology behind smart cameras The main difference between a smart camera and an ordinary one is that a smart camera analyzes

  • The Importance Of Body Camera

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    What’s a body camera? It’s a video recording system that is typically utilized by law enforcement to record their interactions with the public or gather video evidence at crime scenes, and has been known to increase both officer and citizen accountability; although arguments have been made those body cameras are primarily to protect police. Body cameras are notable because their placement, often on the front of a shirt, provides for first-person perspective and a more complete chain of evidence.

  • Body Cameras Essay

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    The use of body cameras in law enforcement is an affective and useful addition to everyday equipment . Body cameras provide hard evidence, benefit officers and citezens, increase transparency and accountablity of officers, and improve overall behavior for both parties. Body cameras are wearable cameras used by law enforcement to record interactions that they make while on duty. Departments have been using body cameras for a while, but due to recent incedents more departments are putting them to use

  • The History of Photography and the Camera

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    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. People

  • Pinhole Cameras

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    The Pinhole Camera History: By the fifth century, the beginnings of modern photography were underway. The first accounts of pinhole experimentation were recorded in the tenth century, when recorded Yu Chao-Lung used model pagodas to make pinhole images on a screen. Also, Arabian physicist and mathematician Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haitam) used pinholes to view an eclipse of the sun. He arranged three candles in a row and put a screen with a small hole between the candles and the wall, noting that

  • The Importance of the Camera in Photojournalism

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    Photojournalism began with the invention of the camera. The first camera was invented by Alexander Wolcott. His camera was patented on May 8th, 1840. Without the invention of the camera photojournalism would have never had a chance to influence the minds of its viewers the way that it does today. Visuals put everything into perspective for people, written language and words on a paper mean something but when a reader can actually see what it going on, it brings those words to reality. Photojournalism

  • Camera Obscura Essay

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    Most people do not recognize how long it took the camera to get where it is and the amount of transformations it has gone through. The evolution of the camera started in 400 BC and is still continuing, acquiring different technological advances everyday. The evolution and history of the camera is very extensive and has impacted the world in tremendous ways. The world would be an entirely different place without the camera. Camera Obscura The camera obscura technology has been around since ancient

  • Understanding Camera Lens

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    UNDERSTANDING CAMERA LENSES Understanding camera lenses can help add more creative control to digital photography. Choosing the right lens for the task can become a complex trade-off between cost, size, weight, lens speed and image quality. This tutorial aims to improve understanding by providing an introductory overview of concepts relating to image quality, focal length, perspective, prime vs. zoom lenses and aperture or f-number. LENS ELEMENTS & IMAGE QUALITY All but the simplest cameras contain lenses

  • Example Of Camera Aperture

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    CAMERA EXPOSURE A photographs exposure determines how light or dark an image will appear when it’s been captured by your camera. Believe it or not, this is determined by just three camera settings, APERTURE, ISO and SHUTTER SPEED (the exposure triangle). EXPOXURE TRAINGLE: APERTURE, ISO and SHUTTER SPEED Aperture: controls the area over which light can enter your camera Shutter speed: controls the duration of the exposure ISO speed: controls the sensitivity of your camera’s sensor to a given

  • 5 Broken Cameras

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    Imagine living in a conflict that has divided two nations, literally, by a concrete barrier. This turbulent and heated conflict has left many dead and even more injured. Welcome to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The documentary “5 Broken Cameras” is a portrayal of this modern day conflict through the personal lens of Self-taught Palestinian cameraman, Emad Burnat. This compelling documentary provides a realistic presentation of the hatred that surrounds these two divided nations. The reason why

  • Cameras in Schools

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    Cameras in Schools Surveillance in schools has become more popular, not only for safety reasons, but also to monitor the classrooms and teachers. In recent years, violent episodes in schools in Arkansas, Colorado, California, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states have led educators and legislators to make safe schools a priority. The only problem with making the schools safer is how to make them safer without people feeling violated. Some programs to decrease the violence and inappropriate behavior

  • A Comparison Of Film Cameras Vs. Digital Camera

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    1010 April 22, 2014 Film Cameras Vs Digital Camera The past is gone, but slowly slips as time runs with a glimpse. Since the late 1800's, we've been able to capture memories, people, places and things within a photograph. Cameras help this and ever since the first camera was invented, they have evolved over time. Now there are many different kinds of cameras to choose from. I wanted to compare and contrast film cameras verses digital cameras, how film and digital cameras work, and the image quality

  • Are Video Cameras An Invasion Of Privacy

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    Many people view video cameras as an invasion of privacy. People think that if they are being recorded, these recordings could be misused. However, in most cases of recording the safety the cameras provide is more important than the possibility of misuse. Misuse of information is also possible on the internet. Any employer can look up an employee or future employee’s profile if his or her name is linked to it. This is not an invasion of privacy, but can be if it is used as discrimination. It has

  • Man With A Movie Camera Analysis

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    “Man with a Movie Camera” is a documentary film with no story line and no actors, directed by Soviet director Dziga Vertov. Vertov 's feature film, produced by the film studio VUFKU, presents urban life in the Soviet cities of Kiev, Kharkov, Moscow and Odessa.[1] From dawn to dusk Soviet citizens are shown at work and at play, and interacting with the machinery of modern life. To the extent that it can be said to have "characters," they are the cameramen of the title, the film editor, and the modern

  • What Is The Evolution Of Brownie Cameras

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    The Evolution of the Camera Cameras have changed a lot during the last century.It started with a camera obscura and now there are thousands of different cameras in the world. Cameras have evolved a lot and are still evolving today. George Eastman introduced the first brownie camera in 1900. At $1 a camera and 15 cents per roll for film, it was the first camera that was affordable for the general public. The camera was designed by his camera designer, Frank Brownell to be as cheap as possible while

  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Cameras

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    The Use of Cameras to Provide Better Justice Cameras go way back to the year 1879, and have advanced greatly throughout the years. They used to be huge and bulky with all kinds of attachments and stands. Now they are so small and thin that they are put in everyday items that we use, for instance, cell phones and laptops. Backs then cameras were less than $40 and they were made with glass that was 6.5 by 8.5 inches thick (Patti). Now in this time of age, cameras can go from a few hundred bucks to

  • Camera Impact On Pop Culture

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    Cameras are used every day to capture significant moments that want to be remembered. It has transformed through time and influences pop culture today. According to Merriam-Webster, a camera is “a device that consists of a lightproof chamber with an aperture fitted with a lens and a shutter through which the image of an object is projected onto a surface for recording.” A camera is a form of art invented in the 1830’s and today photography is a multi-billion dollar industry (Tolmachev). A camera

  • Lights Camera Action Analysis

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    “Lights. Camera. Action.” The New York City based photographer and director, Joey Lawrence has been making a living since the age of 15 as a photographer with a mission. His mission is to spread and inspire creativity throughout the generations, by a push of his finger on his handy Canon EOS 5D whenever the moment is right or “interesting”, as he always says. I chose Joey because of the spunk and confidence he displays with his work and how he gave it his all even at the young age of 15. He has inspired