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Introduction to Photography

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Introduction to Photography

  1. 1. Abelardo Morell
  2. 2. In the beginning …
  3. 3. Mo-Ti (Chinese philosopher) 470-390 BC
  4. 4. Daguerrotype 1836
  5. 5. Daguerre & Niepce 1838
  6. 6. 35 mm – Leica / Leitz
  7. 7. Charge-coupled Device (CCD) 1969 @ Bell Labs
  8. 8. Lenses & Depth of Field
  9. 9. Nimrud Lens – 2700 years old (probably magnifying glass – focus light)
  10. 10. Wikipedia: double convex lens
  11. 11. Wikipedia: thin lens Lens maker’s equation: ?
  12. 12. Wikipedia: thin lens Lens maker’s equation: 1/s1 + 1/s2 = 1/f
  13. 13. DEMO http://graphics.stanford.edu/courses/cs178/applets/thinlens.html lenstoys: pinhole and lens-based camera
  14. 14. In practice, it’s a little more complex • Various lens elements can move inside the lens – Here in blue Source: Canon red book.
  15. 15. Circle of confusion From Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, Stroebel circle of confusion
  16. 16. Depth of focus From Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, Stroebel
  17. 17. Frédo Durand — MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory - fredo@mit.edu Depth of Field: Dependence on Aperture
  18. 18. Frédo Durand — MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory - fredo@mit.edu Depth of Field: Dependence on Focus
  19. 19. Frédo Durand — MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory - fredo@mit.edu Depth of Field: Dependence on Focal Length • Remember definition of f-stop = diameter/focal length
  20. 20. DoF & aperture • http://www.juzaphoto.com/eng/articles/depth_of_field.htm f/2.8 f/32
  21. 21. Macro depth of field is shallow • Remember: shallower with smaller focusing distance Macrophotography: Learning from a Master
  22. 22. PhotoMontage • Combine multiple photos
  23. 23. Macro montage • http://www.janrik.net/ptools/ExtendedFocusPano12/index.html • http://www.outbackphoto.com/workflow/wf_72/essay.html • 55 images here
  24. 24. Tilt Shift
  25. 25. From Photography, London et al
  26. 26. From Photography, London et al
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  31. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pgoyette/107849943/in/photostream/
  32. 32. Scheimpflug principle

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