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  1. 1. JN3800 IMAGES
  2. 2. History of Photography Today’s plan A little post-modern philosophy Visual neurology and understanding How news organisations are utilising images Truth? Skills: what to consider when taking images Social and visual value
  3. 3. A little history                Ancient to 1700s: camera obscura 1727: Professor J Schulze creates first photo-sensitive compound 1834: Henry Fox Talbert creates negative images using photo-sensitive paper: used contact printed to reverse the negative 1839:Louis Daguerre creates images on silver-plated copper: images created in minutes and photography enters public consciousness 1861: James Clark Maxwell develops first colour photograph 1878: Eadweard Muybridge uses multiple cameras and tripwires to assess how a horse gallops, canters, walks 1900: Kodak releases Brownie: inexpensive reloadable camera 1948: Polaroid instant camera introduced 1957: First digital image scanned 1973: first large image forming CCD chip introduced 1986: Kodak produces first megapixel camera 2000: J-Phone: first mobile phone equipped with a camera 2004: Flickr created 2008: Polaroid announces discontinuation of instant film products 2010: Instagram created  d Boulevard du Temple
  4. 4. Roland Barthes (and his mum)  Introduced a semiotic approach to photographic imagery  Photography changed the nature of the visual representation: painting wasn’t real. Photograph relied on a real occurrence  Images also questions of the nature of the ‘thing’ that displayed the image (photograph), the ‘thing’ in the image (subject) and the individual interpreting the image (the spectator)  Disrupts time. A photograph is both present and past
  5. 5. Walter Benjamin  Offers an alternative way of understanding the world, the now and the individual  “Immerse yourself in a picture long enough and you will recognise how alive the contradictions are, here too: the most precise technology can give its products a magical value”  1931
  6. 6. Image Neurology: Maria Elizabeth Grabe “Biological primacy of vision” How the image is received and processed by the brain Visual communications and empathic responses
  7. 7. 35,000 to 11,000 BC: Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain © UNESCO
  8. 8. Grabe: Understanding meaning and tone
  9. 9. Beyond words Resonance SharbatGula by Steve McCurry
  10. 10. Murder of Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief, Eddie Adams, 1969
  11. 11. Tank Man, 1989 – Jeff widener
  12. 12. Truth and ethical considerations 1917: Cottingley Fairies Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths
  13. 13. Piers Morgan: The Mirror
  14. 14. Adnan Hajj: 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict
  15. 15.  d Paul Hansen: Gaza city
  16. 16. Sunlight analysis
  17. 17. How news website are utilising images
  18. 18. Slideshow…
  19. 19. Firestorm and Snowfall
  20. 20. Social Images
  21. 21. Flickr and Instagram •Building and engaging with communities of interest •Direct upload to your audience •Embedding •Slideshows •Tagging •Searchable text
  22. 22. User-generated content
  23. 23. Techniques: Rule of Thirds
  24. 24. Techniques: Lighting: under exposed
  25. 25. Techniques: Lighting – over exposed
  26. 26. Techniques: Lighting: under exposed
  27. 27. Depth of field  Richard Lam, 2011
  28. 28. Shot construction  Jimmy Nelson, 2o13
  29. 29. Lines of convergence
  30. 30. Using images: copyright  Respect copyright  Utilise Creative Commons image libraries  Ask permission if you’re unsure  Media libraries are also offered by lots of organisations  DON’T RIGHT CLICK, COPY AND PASTE FROM GOOGLE!
  31. 31. Flickr credits Mark J P Tazrian Khan Untitled pradeep_kumbhashi Loneliness peddhapati scary pumpkin
  32. 32. Resources CNET: 50 essential photography tips

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