Monthly Archives: March 2012

Discussion Topic: Photography and Early Film

In 1902, Georges Méliès released the first science fiction film, A Trip to the Moon (Le voyage dans la lune). The filmmaker spared no expense for special effects.  Review the approximately 11-minute long film and consider the following questions.  Do any aspects … Continue reading

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Preserving the World’s Reefs Through Photography

In this article interestingly enough cameras are used to capture images under the this goes to show photography is being used in many ways…The Catlin Sea view Survey “the SUVII” camera is used in ocean snapping 360-degree photos every four … Continue reading

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Capturing a moment in time

In the article “Capturing a Vanishing View of Park Slope” photographer Erica McDonald attempts to capture the essence of Park Slope Brooklyn before it completely changes. Eric McDonald wants to capture the faces behind this historic neighborhood rather than the … Continue reading

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Announcement: Midterm Short List is online!

Your midterm is coming up in two weeks, please take a look at the short list for the midterm under “Class Downloads.” Also, take your time to view the first 37 minutes of the following video: Alfred Stieglitz video The … Continue reading

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Discussion Topic: Photography, Tumblr, and Copyright

Photo District News recently published an article “Why Photographers Love Tumblr.” What do you think of the open access to photographers’ images? Do you find the issue of copyright troubling? What are the implications for other social media sites like … Continue reading

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Announcement: Commentary on Discussion Topic extended to Saturday

Several of you have asked to extended the post/comment period to this Saturday in order to comment on the Discussion Topic on old photographic processes and the Louis Vuitton ad campaign, so I have extended the time frame.  Come to … Continue reading

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