Development of Motion Pictures

Development of Motion Pictures - Joseph Nicephore Niepce...

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Development of Motion Pictures 05/02/2008 11:33:00 Quiz: Thursday Review: 318 Education @ 5:00 Wednesday Camera Obscura Light comes in from outside (sunlight), and light will send inverted image on to a wall 1400—invention of Camera Lucida o clear chamber, transformed from obscura o you look for a device that has a mirror in it, and half-silvered glass. Object is reflected into mirror, then into glass (double reflection) Magic Lantern Needed a light source, shown behind a figure Limelight used (before electricity): projection of light Can create a spotlight Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) Swiss doctor Interested in words, and published Roget’s thesaurus Thaumatrope of Roget o Created the idea of the motion picture Joseph Plateau (1801-1883) Invented the Phenakistiscope (1828) o Takes a painted image, and paintes it walking, jumping… o Rotates the wheel around, creates movement of images
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Unformatted text preview: Joseph Nicephore Niepce (1765-1833) Frenchmen Interest in photography Almost created right chemicals to produce pictures Heliographs: took 8hrs to do one Louis Daguerre People think he created photography Was interested in photography Agreed with Niepce to invent still photograph. Niepce dies, and Daguerre takes all credit for Daguerreotype (1828) Etiennes-Jules Marey (!830-1904) Interested in movement, motion, kinetics Photo rifle o gives the illusion of someone walking/moving o 12 images per second Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford Leland Stanford o Lawyer, republic senator and gov of CA o Used his power to control railroads o Controlled the media o Stanford university named after him zoopraxiscope 05/02/2008 11:33:00 05/02/2008 11:33:00...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ARH 329 taught by Professor Soren during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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