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Whether it's a photo of a new baby, a wedding or a day at the beach, cameras help us record and remember life's memories. Ask questions about the camera's history and function here.
Pixels are tiny building blocks of color in an image; the more you pixels there are, the more detailed the image will be. A mega-pixel is a set of one million pixels; most DSLR cameras have a range of around 10 megapixels up to a mind-blowing 50 megapixels. How many mega-pixels you have is not rea…
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A camera with manual aperture and shutter speed settings allow for greater creative flexibility in your photography, as you can photograph in various light settings and create aperture and shutter settings typically not set by an automatic camera. Digital camera images also have less latitude and …
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These days everyone seems to have a digital camera. Is it really better than film? Digital cameras have many benefits over film: No expensive film to buy and develop.Preview your pictures instantly; delete at your leisure.Upload pictures quickly to your computer for viewing.Manipulate and fix pictur…
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It is amazing how many batteries a digital camera can go through in a day � sometimes one or two sets of batteries if you are on a long shoot or a full day of sightseeing. However, there are a few ways you can conserve your battery power so you aren�t stranded without power. 1) Turn off your ca…
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Night photography can be tricky. Generally, you have to allow for long exposures, during which the camera has to be perfectly still, so a tripod is important. These exposures can result in "noisy" (or grainy) photos. If you are interested in night photography, here are a few features to keep in mind…
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It is certainly possible to make your digital photos look as good as film photos. Follow a few simple rules for frame-worthy results:Make sure you download your images at full resolution. Image quality is highest when photos are at full resolution.Review the file properties: 300 dpi, 400K, and 1600 …
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If you are new to digital photography, you don't need to purchase an expensive digital camera. Even if you do have experience using a digital camera, an expensive camera doesn't always guarantee a good shot. Most importantly, you need to learn the basics of photography and learn about exposure and l…
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Depending on how damaged the photo is, you can get a program called "photoimpressions" which I use. I am actually redoing some old family photos and you can do all sorts of tricks with this program: Tears, discoloration, lighten, darken, touch up smudges, old spotting on photos, etc. If you are inte…
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1907 - The Autochrome Lumiere is the first color photography process marketed. (from wikipedia, timeline for photography)
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See a GOOD doctor, the only way to tell I wouldn't suggest using an online test. I was wrongly diagnosed with dyslexia, using a doctor, and it wasn't until this summer that I was tested again, this time, I was diagnosed with ADD and a few other things. It really did make a difference too, because I …
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%DETAILS% Go to www.chicagolandbeerhistory.com for more info.   George Joseph Cooke was my grandfather, but I know little about the brewery. Third-hand hearsay says there was some sort of scandal (a bad batch of beer?).I believe it became Cooke Cold Storage before financial demise.I could …
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Without seeing the photo, I wouls say it is the billboard at Logan Blvd. and Western ave. I Have an aerial photo of the area that pre-dates the expressway, and there was a rail bridge and mostly frame houses. The billboard is still there, and except for new development, the streets have not changed.…
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%REPLIES% Answer try S. lake park ave from about 47th street and keep walking north till 35th street there are a few old buldings in that area. Answer What types of buildings are you looking for? I am a contractor, and spend most of my day driving around the city. I also have a great intere…
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Are you wanting to reconfigure it to work this way, or does it currently work in this manner?To reconfigure it, it will take quite a bit of rewiring, depending on whether the rooms are adjacent or not.The wiring method is not terribly difficult. Getting the wires to and from the switch can be cumber…
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Mickey Mantle OAL Commemorative Baseball The baseball I believe you are referring to, is the Mickey Mantle commemorative baseball that was used in an official game played on August 25, 1996. A monument in honor of Mickey Mantle who died a year earlier was unveiled in Yankee Stadium's Monument Par…
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I think, if your camera is using USB 1.1 while your computer is USB 2.0, it will work just fine, with slower transfer speed. On the other way, it won't work.
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If the images are in a standard format (BMP, JPG, GIF) you should be able to open them with just about any image viewing program; if they're a non-stanmdard format, try using IrfanView (www.irfanview.com).   If you double click on the image, and if it's in a format your photo editing software…
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A jpg file stores a compressed picture. The digital cameras use a relatively weak compression in order to improve the time that it takes to process an image before saving it. Most of the compression algorithms are also implemented in hardware, which limits the complexity - they face severe memory a…
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If the camera supports direct printing or the printer supports direct connection to a camera (which it sounds like they don't) you would simply connect them together using the apprpriate USB cable.Otherwise, you need to use a PC or a laptop with at least two USB ports (one for each device) and the a…
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By a written and notarized contract. Specifying the loan amount, the payment schedule, the penalty for default (late and/or missed payments) and the property specified to be used as secured collateral.
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I'm not real fond of this question, so let's rephrase it into a similar one that's better: How has the availability of affordable, high-quality digitized imagery impacted digital graphic design? Executive summary: Affordable digitized photos have made it possible for more publishers to use more ph…
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Well, first of all after the image or picture has been downloaded/transfered, in order to add an extension or change the extension one must go first into the properties, by right clicking the image and selecting properties. Then choose how you want to save the image as (extension). After doing so, i…
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Answer William Friese-Green, an englishman from Bristol invented the first moving image camera.
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Answer Break apart and send as multiple e-mails. OE, tools, options. Sending video in an e-mail is a bad idea. Most servers will time out or simply not send it. Even if it sends, the recipient will have a long wait to download unless he has very high speed INTERNET. You can use a large file send…
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Go to a free service enabling you to send files up to 2GB in size. Your file is uploaded to a temporary server and the recipient receives a link to download the file.
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Historical books, town hall records, or on the internet.
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Answer Principle difference is "through-the-lens" framing and focus. Naturally you can control depth of field, light levels, focus, etc with both units, but with the SLR you see these changes before you take the picture. Answer There are advantages and disadvantages to both types of camera: …
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In film cameras, there are chemicals that change their nature when exposed to light. Light from the sun and other sources reflects off of objects and is focused by a glass lens, at the end of the lens is an aperture control, a diaphragm that opens and closes to allow more or less light through the …
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The Lens is the image-forming device on a camera. The lens bends light rays to project an image onto a light sensitive medium, which may be any of several forms, including film, sensitized glass plate, or electronic sensor. The Diaphragm is a variable opening which controls the quantity (brightnes…
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Answer Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson (July 18, 1923 - October 1, 1997) And Twin from Streatham Vale will knock dudes out SW16 ya dun kno!!!!
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Answer local newspaper , marketing companies, magazine companies, model agencies, real estate companies, billboard companies, advertising firms, television ads, transportation ads on the side of busses, taxi cab ads, printing companies, clothing companies for the magasine ads, etc. etc. many jobs…
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Answer Film is developed in a light tight bag or room and developed with three chemicals and water: developer, water, fix, hypo, and wash, with times dependent on the type of film. When your negatives are dry you can take a section of them and slide them into the film carrier and place it in the e…
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The early cameras were very boxy things with the very first often being similar in size to a coffin. the first camera was called a camera obscura. it was invented in the middle ages to aid artists in doing realistic paintings. it was a dark room with a pinhole or lens in one wall and the artist stoo…
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Answer Hard to say who invented it, but supposedly this was the first webcam: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/coffee/coffee.html It was used to check a coffee pot in the Trojan Room at the University of Cambridge.
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It is the camera obscura.The light goes through the lens bending it.The light coming from the flash bulb gives the picture tone.
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Invention of the CameraThe camera came in increments ... light (lens):4th - 5th Centuries B.C. - Chinese and Greek philosophers describe the basic principles of optics and the camera.1664 - 1666 - Isaac Newton discovered that white light is composed of different colors.1727 - Johann Heinrich Schulze…
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Also, When you took a picture with the Flash, the Flash wouldn't Work anymore, so my Grandpa made a Camera at his work so that the filment Wouldn't Burn out after you took a picture with Flash on, But didn't get any Credit or Money for it because since he made it at work, His boss got credit for it.…
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Not in Paris, France. (Niepce was working in a town miles south of Paris, about 150 miles in fact) The first permanent photograph was made in 1814 by Joseph - Nicéphore niépce using a sliding wooden box camera made by Charles and Vincent Chevalier. As another FAQ Farmer put it: The first camera wa…
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It is not clear who invented the first, but several companies made color cameras. The earliest seems to be the 1899 Ives Kromskop Triple Camera by F.E. Ives of Philadelphia, who also made a direct color viewer for the plates.Another early 20th century example was the German Jos-Pe in 1925.Others wer…
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Put the disc in the computer with the small triangle going in tip-first on top. Go to your Desktop by minimizing all windows. Double click "My Computer" on the desktop. The floppy disc is the A: drive. So double click on "A:" or "A: 3 1/2 inch floppy", whichever it shows. Then just drag all of the f…
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Originally the camera was made to capture a moment in time quickly and exactly. Paintings often reflected the opinion of the painter in their art, however, photos show exactly what was happening. Photos can be biased but nonetheless they are real. Photography started becoming pretty well known aroun…
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YES. If you are CONVICTED of running a red light, your insurance will GO UP. It is a sure sign that you WILL have an accident, soon.
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Answer The camera came in increments ... light (lens): 4th - 5th Centuries B.C. Chinese and Greek philosphers describe the basic principles of optics and the camera. 1664 - 1666 Isaac Newton discovered that white light is composed of different colors. 1727 - Johann Heinrich Schulze disco…
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Answer louis jaques mande daguerre
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I have been in the video business since the 60's, most of the early days dealing with commercial video products. The first commercial/industrial unit was the Sony 1/2" black-and-white unit. This was a two-piece unit consisting of a camera head and a recorder section. It had no playback and did not h…
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Answer Issac Newton
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Original answer moved to discussion page. The aperture is an opening within the lens whose size is controlled by a series of overlapping blades. It's sole purpose is to control the amount of light that reaches the film or digital sensor during the exposure time. Anything else, such as depth of fiel…
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A collector can pick up an old 800 in working condition for $3 to near-mint for $40. Additional Information The 800 was a roll film model made from 1957-1962. Film is no longer available and the value is virtually nil, even though many of these can be found in mint condition. IMHO, these were marvel…
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PSA/DNA - JSA An autograph that is not authenticated by a creditable company could sell at half the price or less than one that is. Two of the top, and most trusted authenticators are PSA/DNA, and James Spence Authentic -JSA (See Related Links) Collectors will pay more for signatures authenticate…
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The first "cameras" were simple boxes that focused light through a pinhole, creating an image. By the 15th century, quality glass lenses could be used to focus these images, and by the 19th century chemicals such as silver nitrate allowed a permanent image to be preserved, establishing the modern sc…
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Answer:Light is focused on to a light sensitive chemical deposited on a thin film. The light is allowed to strike the film surface for a short time by the use of a shutter. The shutter acts as a valve for the light. When light strikes the film, the light sensitive chemical undergoes a chemical chang…
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No. The first 'camera' (camera obscura) was built about a thousand years ago by Iraqi scientist Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen) . This camera was pretty huge!
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Yes and/or NO. Law are different per state and countries. (see Canada at bottom) PLUS, different stores and different police officers handle a case like this differently. Basically the police can "charge" you on a complaint from, for whatever a store employee is willing to sign. When a perso…
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Yes.The ticket will be mailed to the address on record - namely, the rental car agency. The rental car agency will charge your credit card for the amount of the ticket, and occasionally an additional fee. If they cannot charge your card, they can obtain a judgment against you for the amount of the t…
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Olympus, Sony, Nikon, and Canon are all good. It depends on what features you want.
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Answer Paris, France. The first permanent photograph was made in 1826 by Joseph Nicphore Nipce using a sliding wooden box camera made by Charles and Vincent Chevalier.
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One of the best resources on George Eastman is the George Eastman House museum. They have a wonderful website filled with information. Once you have looked through that website pop over to the PBS website on him. It is filled with great information on George Eastman. I've included both link…
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Most local community colleges offer inexpensive photography courses. There also a number of developing labs that offer courses that are correspondence coursed. Seattle Film Works has a very good one that comes with audio lessons and all. There are also some inexpensive advice-givers on the internet …
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Fuji introduced the disposable camera in 1986. Which is uncommonly used.
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3,000,000 are made in U.S and 4,000,000 are made in southe America
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First photo-1827 Joseph Nicephore Niépce produces the first successful picture over an eight hour exposure time. 1837 Daguerretype In 1837 Daguerre creates his first Photo on a copper plate coated with iodide of silver. 1840 Calotype Talbot sensitized paper to light with a silver salt solution.…
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Steven J. Sasson (b. 1950) is an electrical engineer who is credited with inventing the digital imaging sensor, while working with supervisor Gareth A. Lloyd at the Eastman Kodak Company. In 1978, Sasson and Lloyd were issued United States Patent 4,131,919 for their digital camera. * The charge-cou…
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Philo Taylor Farnsworth Invented The First Ever Video Camera in one year>
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A collector can pick up an old 800 in working condition for $3 to near-mint for $40. More Information This model was manufactured from 1957-1962.It originally retailed for $126, so it was quite high-end in its day. Model 800 of the Land series featured a polished steel body with gray textured cover…
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Answer Yes .... The Olympus C-8080. [Spelvin adds] Canon currently has more than 10 models in production that have that feature. All of them have shutter priority as well. Panasonic (with Leica lenses!) has more than 6 models, in the FZ series. Sony currently offers the H5, H7, and H9. Fuji h…
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Answer Passlock not working properly.
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Answer It depends. If you do an "all at once" you will only be able to put the 100mb on. However, if you do a mulitsession burn, you will be able to keep filling up the disk until it is full. The downside to this is that not all computers can read these disks, so it is generally better to do an …
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The first color plate, Autochrome, invented by the French Lumière brothers, reached the market in 1907. it took them a long while to be able to make a lard big enough to fit the pot. It was based on a 'screen-plate' filter made of dyed dots of potato starch, and was the only color film on the marke…
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The very definintion of field camera dictates that it is something that you could take "out into the field" without too much trouble. Of course, what is too much trouble for one may not be for another. The typical field camera does not have the full range of movements that you would find in its cous…
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A: Normally a camera will have options of selecting image size in MPs (10MP, 5MP etc.). That is the count of total pixels in the resulting image and is normally termed as resolution. Actual image size in inches (for lab quality print at 300DPI) is approx. 8"x10" for 7MP resolution. One should take p…
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Currently, 2 points are assessed for failing to stop for a red light. However, in Maryland, if you are caught running a red light by an automated camera system NO points are assessed. You only pay a monetary fine which is about $75.00. The violation notice is sent to the registered owner of the car …
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well personally i think that sony and canon are the top best. They both have quite good clear pictures and are easy to use.
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his reason to make a camera was, because he thought that paintings often reflected the opinion of the painters.However, photos showed exactly what happened. that's why.Also, Eastman thought that most painters did not get every single detail. The camera did.
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Alexander Wolcot invented one of the first cameras.
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Yes . But I would suggest that you ask the owner for his/her permission first, as this will entail making chnges to their property ( the house).
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The first video cameras were produced in the 1920s in support of the early television systems. John Logie Baird built a camera as part of his television system demonstrated in 1925. Philo Farnsworth made a fully electronic camera that was demonstrated in 1929. The video camera, or television camera,…
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The First photo-1827 Joseph Nicephore Niépce produces the first successful picture over an eight hour exposure time. French inventor Joseph Nicephore Niepce uses a camera obscura to burn a permanent image of the countryside at his Le Gras, France estate onto chemical-coated paper. He names the…
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Professional photographer's earning vary widely due the number variables. Freelance simply means self employed. If you are able to sell photos per shot as many freelance newspaper photographers do you may make as little as $25/shot in a small town. By contrast if you stalk celebrities and have conn…
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You can connect the video recorder by the interface supported by the video recorder. The common interfaces are USB, Firewire, or S-Video. Firewire (technical ref name is IEEE 1394) comes on all Macintosh computers, many PC's and can be added to most PC's with a card. Most recent video devices will …
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It may have been inappropriate or ridiculous, or it could have been a duplicate question.
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Basketball has affected society in more than one way. It has expanded the game to people who would otherwise have played it, and it has also popularized brand names and tattoos.
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A sightscreen is used to prevent the eyes of the batsman from the shining light coming from the facing side. So that, the batsman can see the ball clearly when the bowler delivers it. This also prevents any type of unnecessary activity in that direction. This helps the batsman to concentrate to face…
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Answer your camera should have some kind of output...just plug it into the VCR, get the vcr onto the right input to see the camera, set the VCR to SLP with a tape with a good amount of time you can record and set the vcr to automatically rewind when it reaches the end while recording. put one …
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Answer The first one that I had seen was about ten years ago and it was put out by casio-the resolution was 640x480 and it had a 2mb internal memory and sold for about a thousand dollars. 9-07-2006 Digital camera technology is directly related to and evolved from the same technology th…
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The name "Camera" derives from the words "Camera Obscura," which means "dark chamber." The principle of the pinhole was understood as far back as Aristotle's day, but the first good description of a pinhole camera obscura dates to sometime early in the 11th century when the Arab scholar Hassan Ibn H…
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From what I have learned it had a major impact on society of that time. If you had a photo taken of yourself, family, etc. it was a sign of wealth. This now enabled newspapers to use photography. An incredibly large impact was how photography was an entire new art form to emerge. the camera makes me…
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I think you should take both. It's important to know where photography came from to fully appreciate it in it's entirety. I'm currently taking a film class. I'm finding it very beneficial and I've always shot DSLR. So I don't think one is better than the other. Plus film is the sharpest image you ca…
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The first TV camera was aboard The Television Infrared Observation Satellite Program (TIROS), launched April 1, 1960. From http://www.airspacemag.com/space-exploration/FEATURE-FirstPhoto.html In October, 1946, grainy, black-and-white photos were taken from an altitude of 65 miles by a 35-millimete…
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I have done resarch for science fair and the battery that last the longest is definitly Duracell
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Film camera's use the old film canisters and have to be developed (taken to the store). Digital cameras use memory to store the images, and can be uploaded to your computer/ipod/etc. Digital camera: Points of light are detected and each point (called a pixel) is assigned a value representing color…
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Answer A camcorder is simply the modern equivalent of a home movie camera, generally used for taking home movies of family memories. But you can use it for lots of other things. You can take photographs, even listen to the radio. In addition, there are waterproof camcorders which are designed to…
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Powershot S2 Number of Pictures It depends on the quality you have the camera set at. At the Super Fine setting, each photo will be around 2mb. It comes with 16mb of storage, so you can take around 8 photos. Go down in photo quality and it will hold more. You can go to the Canon official site to…
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Some carriers for a cell phone might want a person to use their resources to download pictures from the phone to the internet. This might require that the user have an online account with the carrier. If the LG PM-225 camera phone is connected to the computer with a data or USB cord, the phone shoul…
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Speed alert is based on transmission output shaft RPM and engine RPM. Older vehicles require magnets to be attached to the drive shaft where the rotation of the shaft causes an induction in a pick-up coil then the small voltage pulses are amplified. Newer vehicles have these sensors built-in to t…
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1871, but the first popular portable camera was the kodak, in 1888. It contained a 20ft roll of photographic paper.
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It depends on a lot of factors as some may find out. Some Operating Systems such as Windows will not allow you to. And sometimes you have to deal with JFIF Jpeg's and Exif Jpeg's as the bottom post does. That person thoroughly explains the issues in my opinion. What you can try doing is inserting th…
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They have got better mega pixels and they are more lasting and advanced
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Answer soak it with hairspray usally that will take it off.
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