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Transcript of The Camera
Photography changed the way we remember things. It offers instantaneity and has the ability to capture actual events, a slice of reality.
To this day,
Tells our story!
The next time you
Wednesday April 5, 2016
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Not a day goes by . . .
The Camera - A Lasting Impact
In other words . . . .
. . . without . . .
- sharing a selfie
- admiring a post
- capturing the moment
- letting others in
- making time stand still
- documenting history
- expressing yourself
Historically, photographs provided an objective record of real events. They were key, for instance, in confirming for the public the ravages of the Civil War and horrors of the Holocaust.
On the other hand . . . .
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" . . .when all the elements came together to define not just the event, but my emotional connection to it. And this is what a photograph taps into when it makes its own powerful connection to a viewer"
"Transcript of "How Photography Connects Us""
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First American patent - Alexander Wolcott
A Bit of History
- a dentist and an inventor
- claims to be the inventor of the first camera but he wasn't
- called the Daguerreotype mirror camera - did not have a lens in it
"Photography can only capture a moment in time, and leave out most details of a situation. It can paint a picture of a scene, but not portray it accurately. It can show an emotion, but without words and actions, the emotion can easily be misconstrued and faked"