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Questions pertaining to all camera types, equipment, supplies, techniques, processes, technologies and the history of photography. As well as questions about famous photographers, their work, career opportunities or training. Please note images of specific photographs and critiques of the various works are not part of this category.
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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To make it simple: 1. Use a compatible USB cord to connect the camera to your computer. 2. If this is your first time to connect the device : it will automatically search and obtain compatible drivers from the camera, so this would take a little longer than usual. 3. After the device drivers are …
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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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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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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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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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In North America: It is best to get a photo release just to be sure because you may get sued for violation of their rights. If the image is used for commercial purposes such as to sell products or to imply endorsement of a product or if the photo is used in a commercial website -- that is, one spons…
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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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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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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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You are probably referring to the photograph called "Red Cross Boy with First Pair of Shoes" (see link). The picture was taken between 1939 and 1945, but the photographer's name is unknown. The image is located in the archives of the Maryland Historical Society. You can order a reproduction via Rel…
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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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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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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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You can buy what is referred to as 'card stock' at your local office supply store like Kinkos or Office Depot.
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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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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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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 Passlock not working properly.
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No Degree is Neededclasses at night.  You should go for 4 years to an art school to be the best you can possibly be!! as long as you study it the better you become but you have to have creative skills
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Education Needed to be a Studio Photographer You must study film / photography. Try a liberal arts college or comunity college that offers these courses. Some business administration should also come in handy when running your studio. I would also suggest becoming a studio assistant or inter…
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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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You do not need a license to take pictures, but you do need a license to own a business (to make money from your photography). In most areas, a licensed photographer simply has a business license. Go down to city hall and fill out a form, pay the fee (usually $25- $100) and your business will be lic…
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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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Posting Pictures of People at Nightclubs If a person is identifiable a photo release is needed. If they are in a public park where numerous people are present they may be photographed with less recourse. Since a nightclub has the right to restrict individuals for any reason and the venue is privat…
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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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Signature Display & Authenticity A Mickey Mantle signed 8 x 10 photo sells for about $150.-$300. Price will vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the signature. Photo composition, and appeal will effect the price as well. Part of the value will be determined b…
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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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FramesI have pondered over this question for quite some time, trying to find an exact answer. The best I can do is offer you these links to some very insightful Web sites that discuss the origins of picture frames:The third link provided is for an art historian specializing in the history of picture…
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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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actually you don't need one anyone can be a photography since most work for themselves and do independent contractor work for companies and newspapers but having a business degree would help you to make better decisions pertaining to the photo shoots you do and the terms and agreements of any contra…
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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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John Cena's Fan Mail Address John Cena WWE, Inc. 1241 East Main Street Stamford, CT 06902 USA To request an autograph if you are in the US, send a self-addressed envelope (at least 8.5" x 4" in size) with sufficient postage with your request letter and a photo. You may include a piece of car…
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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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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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One summer day in France in 1826, Joseph Niepce took the world's first photograph. It's a photo of some farm buildings and the sky. It took an exposure time of 8 hours. No one's exactly sure how he did this or what chemicals were used. All that's known for sure is that the photo is on an 8"x 6.5…
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Modern photography is attributed to William Henry 'Fox' Talbot, who took the first positive / negative photograph in 1840. Although not the first to produce photograhs, his positive/negative process has earned him the nick name 'father of modern photography'. The picture was taken in a village call…
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Inventor of the Apple Quicktake The Apple Quicktake camera was invented by Steven J Sasson and others with the Eastman Kodak company and was introduced in 1994 in association with Apple Computer. The camera was the first consumer digital camera.
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Answer It looks like about $50 on eBay. Depending on the model .99 cents to $80 I sold mine for $300
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Photography Inspiration If you love life and you're not afraid of the ups and downs of life the inspiration is all around you. It could be a homeless person sitting on a bench with an expression of sadness and hopelessness on his face, to a child running along side the surf at a beach with a puppy. …
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Microsoft movie maker can use a usb or dv and you can export it out as a movie then import it to the software you are using.
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Photographer Muybridge Eadweard Muybridge born Edward James Muggeridge in Kingston Muybridge devoted himself to photography, concentrating on outdoor views as part of his natural therapy. He returned to San Francisco in 1867 as an "artist- photographer," and quickly became one of the foremost …
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helllp!/? with that new cingular commerci don't know either! but it sounds like new order or joy division...right?i know the lyrics... I'm the type of guy who likes to or something like that?
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Philo T. Farnsworth invented the video camera.
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You can get pictures from it. That can be good in some cases or bad, depending on who takes them.
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Answer So we could get up close and personal images of others lives.
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A megapixel is one million pixels. A pixel is a picture element. Like graphics displayed on a television or computer monitor, digital photos are made from millions of tiny colored dots, or pixels. The more pixels used to produce a photo, the less "grainy" it will appear and the better any enlargemen…
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Generally speaking, there are two main chemicals used in b&w film, and a couple of auxiallry chemicals. The primary chemicals are developer, which causes the silver iodide of the film or paper emulsion to darken if it has been exposed to light, and fixer, which removes the undeveloped silver iod…
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yes they do work, but you need the installation disc which as far as I'm aware - nobody has
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Invention of PhotographyThis is probably the exact same question as "When was the camera invented?" See the link to the right.In 18th centurytwo-tone imaging and the basic optic principles of the camera were documented by Chinese and Greek philosophers between the 5th and 4th centuries. grayscale im…
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Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haytham) He lived around 1000AD. Sometime during his life he invented the first pinhole camera, and he was able to explain why the images were upside down (I wouldn't have been able to!). The first reference to the optic laws that made pinhole cameras possible, was observed and note…
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