Photography Is The Most Common Way Of Saving

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“Picturing the Moment” In some cultures like the Amish they do not believe in photography due to the fact that they think it is graven images, if an Amish person is photographed they believe in natural, unposed pictures and that their faces can not be in the image. Photography is the art or practice of taking and processing pictures. Photography makes an impact on the world around humans without even realizing. Photography is the most common way of saving important memories and being able to share them with family and friends. “You don 't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”(Ansel Adams)…show more content…
The daguerreotype image was contained inside a leather case with a velvet backing.” The daguerreotype was then replaced in 1851. Flash photography became popular once it was discovered. Flash photography started off having the flash be made from a white powder that was ignited, but as time went on it changed from that to a bulb that was on the top of the camera. It helped many people, who could not afford pictures due to the fact that paintings were expensive. This was beneficial to mainly the middle and lower classes in society.
In order to capture the moment and be able to keep it is by using negatives. Negatives are used film that has the picture printed on it. Negatives are used for printing so; people can have pictures of the moments they want to remember. In the timeline called “Cameras, Film, and the Digital Age”, Anne Hoy states, “Frenchmen Gustave Le Gray invents the dry waxed paper process, producing negatives from paper permeated with wax, then sensitized”(426). This process was used to improve the negative’s transmission of light. Hoy later explains, “The negatives are easier to handle, can be prepared in advance, and makes sharper, larger, more detailed prints”(426). In order to produce negatives of different pictures, the main material needed besides a camera is lenses. In 1849, the first lens was invented called dual lens, and soon after that the twin-lens reflex came out. Lens determines the magnification of the image projected
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