Chapter 8 Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts
: read and focus
Read Chapter 8, The Camera Arts: Photography, Film, and Video.
These are all processes you are familiar with and most likely you have taken a
photograph. Learn how photography developed and how it fits into society and
eventually became a "high" art form. Focus on photography and its purposes
like "ART", photojournalism as in news photography, documentary and war
photography. See how photography was just a beginning of many imaging
medias such as motion pictures or cinema images, video imaging, and computer
and digital imaging; note the evolution from photography, motion pictures, video,
and digital arts. Think about how the public relates to, has access to, and
participates in each of these imaging medias and how important they are in all of
our daily lives. This chapter is a perfect example of how technology changes the
definition of art.
: review and extra help
Visit these sites for Chapter 8. They were recommended by your
. Getty Museum's
http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/collection_types/c260.html Britain's National
Museum of Photography, Film, and Television
http://www.nmpft.org.uk/home.asp and http://art.wadsworth.com/fichner7/
Also, visit the sites
at http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Photography/Photographers/, which
includes links to commercial photographers, group and personal exhibits,
photojournalists and masters, along with nature and wildlife, underwater and
other links to photography related subjects.
: vocabulary and terminology
Vocabulary and Terminology from Chapter 8 to know for the second text.
Use of the video screen in works of art. The term refers to images shown
on these monitors and to the use of video screens or monitors in
Art forms that make use of or are developed with the assistance of
electronic instruments such as computers that store and manipulate
information through the use of series of zeroes and ones (digits);
including but not limited to Web design, graphic design, and digital
he creation of images by exposure of a photosensitive surface to light.