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Posts tagged with Photography

The Web: Connecting us all

Posted by: | December 15, 2011 | No Comment |

I recently read a post on Mashable about a new film that is set to be released on YouTube. The film is the product of Ron Howard and his daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard. It is inspired by 8 photos selected by Ron from a photography contest sponsored by Canon. This whole concept — the film’s […]

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We’ve been learning about spoken word giving way to the written word. This past weekend, I went to the National Museum of African Art. I saw this picture: I was totally confused. You may not be able to see it but the script making up the face on the left is illegible Arabic. It took […]

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Photography and Journalism

Posted by: | December 15, 2009 | No Comment |

In the 19th century, journalism experienced beneficial changes because of the development of photography. Louis Jacque Mande Daguerre, a French painter, made the first non-fading photograph in 1829. He called this photo a “daguerreotype.” Daguerre accomplished this by using light-sensitive salts that captured images on metal plates.  After this discovery, photography became increasingly popular. But, […]

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