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Photography.intro

  1. 1. Album Research, Documentation & Workshop Items <ul><li>Cover page (design) </li></ul><ul><li>History of Photography (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Louis Daguerre (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Henry Fox Talbot (research) </li></ul><ul><li>George Eastman (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Photogram (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Pin-hole Photography (research) </li></ul><ul><li>SLR 35mm B&W Photography (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Photo-composition (research) </li></ul><ul><li>Negative - ½ roll (workshop) </li></ul><ul><li>Contact print - ½ copy (workshop) </li></ul><ul><li>Enlargement (workshop) </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction of Photography <ul><li>Photography is a great invention </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine without it, we will not have movies for entertainment; we will miss memories, have problem to verify one’s identity and many more </li></ul><ul><li>How to define photography? </li></ul><ul><li>Many novices will simply think of using a camera to record a realistic picture for memory purpose or archiving. But there is more to it than meets the eye. Photography is a complex subject to master but easy to learn for simple photographic task especially with today high-tech photographic devices </li></ul>
  3. 3. Photography is divided into many <ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li> Architecture </li></ul><ul><li> Fashion </li></ul><ul><li> Industrial </li></ul><ul><li> Interior </li></ul><ul><li> Landscape </li></ul><ul><li> Nature </li></ul><ul><li> Nude </li></ul><ul><li> Photojournalism </li></ul><ul><li> Photo Design </li></ul><ul><li> Portraiture </li></ul><ul><li> Still-life </li></ul><ul><li> Sport </li></ul><ul><li> Travel </li></ul>specialized categories
  4. 4. Some of the popular ones <ul><li>Advertising – Images use for visual advertising media </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture – Images of exterior and interior of a building for displaying </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion – Images of clothing and fashion items for </li></ul><ul><ul><li> advertisement and magazine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Photojournalism – Photographic images that tells a story </li></ul><ul><li>Glamour – Images of model who poses for art or advertising purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic – Crime Scene and evidence images use for proceedings in court </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Art – Creative archival images by individual professional usually for Curators </li></ul><ul><li>Portraiture – A visual portrayal of a person usually created by studio lighting </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The term “Photography” was derived from two Latin words </li></ul><ul><li>“ Photo” means light and “graphy” means painting </li></ul><ul><li>The combination means light painting or simply painting with light </li></ul><ul><li>“ Light-image” is formed through a tiny hole of a plane </li></ul><ul><li>The smaller the hole it is the sharper the image is formed </li></ul><ul><li>Another high reflective plane opposite to that tiny hole serves to reflect the “light-image” for visual perception </li></ul><ul><li>In order to see the “light-image” clearly which is inverted, the high reflective plane must be placed in a lightproof enclosure </li></ul><ul><li>This concept led to the invention of camera obscura and in Latin means “dark chamber” </li></ul><ul><li>A big hole is required to form a bright “light image” </li></ul><ul><li>Hence, the hole of the camera obscura (darkroom) is fixed with a lens, which helps to form a sharp image </li></ul><ul><li>Artist will trace and draw the inverted image falls on the other side of the wall </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s camera is actually a very much reduced-size camera obscura but of course with many designed photographic functions </li></ul>How Photography Begins
  6. 6. <ul><li>Camera Obscura </li></ul>
  7. 7. Have Fun with Photography
  8. 8. Pinhole Photography
  9. 9. Photogram
  10. 10. Photogram
  11. 11. Thank You

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