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Camera Obscura Human Psychology
1,276 wordsHow do representations of space affect our relationship to a place? To answer this question, we should perhaps ask ourselves an equally important question: how can we probe nature to learn about it without changing it. By analyzing this question using six main representational themes cartographic, political, Cartesian perspectivalism, optical, transcendental, and biological we will answer the original question. I believe that there are no representations of space that would not in some way affec...
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Camera Obscura As An Aid Obscura As An Aid Artists
672 wordsCamera Obscura, May 28, 1997. Camera Obscura (Latin for a dark room) is a dark box or room with a hole in one end. If the hole is small enough, an inverted image can be seen on the opposite wall. This phenomenon was known by thinkers as early as Aristotle (ca. 300 BC) 1. Many sources state that Roger Bacon invented Camera Obscura just before the year 1300. More accurately, Bacon popularized Camera Obscura, using it to view solar eclipses. The earliest record of the uses of a Camera Obscura can b...
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Abelardo Morell A Of Nowadays Was Born In
536 wordsAbelardo Morell, a famous photographer of nowadays was born in Cuba in 1948. At the age of fourteen he moved with his family to New York City. Morell began his photographic experience at Bowdoin College as a street photographer influenced by such luminaries as Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After earning an MFA from Yale University in 1981, he began teaching at Massachusetts College of Art in 1983, where he still teaches today. When Morell's first child, Brady, was born in 1986, his wor...
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19 Th Century 20 Th Century
4,737 wordsPhotography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized surfaces by means of the photochemical action of light or other forms of radiant energy. In todays society, photography plays important roles as an information medium, as a tool in science and technology, and as an art form, and it is also a popular hobby. It is essential at every level of business and industry, being used in advertising, documentation, photojournalism, and many other ways. Scientific research, ranging from t...
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Part Of American Camera Obscura
839 wordsThe most important thing to photography is light. The camera is a precise instrument for capturing light. The word camera in Latin means room. The name camera comes from the first invention towards capturing the world on film, the camera obscura or dark room. This invention came about in the 14 th century and was used by such artists as Da Vinci and Michelangelo to more accurately draw their subjects onto paper. The invention of this box, made way for more advancements in cameras and photography...
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Reading This Book Rest Of His Life
3,454 wordsSantiago Ramon y Cajal Santiago Ramon y Cajal (1852 - 1934) was one of the greatest Spanish scientists of the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. His study of the brain and nerve cells laid the groundwork for neuroscience. He was not a man who kept his studies to one specific field, but rather made lasting important contributions to several fields. He was not a man who went unnoticed, but he was highly regarded not only for his laboratory work, but also for his scientific writings and illustrations...
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Oil On Canvas Camera Obscura
969 wordsCanaletto is renowned for his paintings of Venice. He uses linear perspective to create most of his paintings. This essay will therefore be reviewing Canaletto life and will analyze his paintings and methods. Giovanni Antonio Canal was born in Venice in 1697. He was christened in the church of San Lio. Canaletto was the son of a theatrical painter. People called him Canaletto so that they could distinguish him from his father, Bernardo Canal. Canaletto got a lot of his practical experience by wo...
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