Photography Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Photography.

  • 5 Student Essays
  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

365 words, approx. 2 pages
Wildlife Photographer Wildlife photography is a loosely-defined profession which demands a passion for nature and art. Wildlife photographers make a career of traveling to remote areas and taking pict... Read more
1,288 words, approx. 5 pages
Photography The digital imaging technologies commonly used today evolved from technologies created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the ... Read more
1,121 words, approx. 4 pages
Photography, World War I The images now associated with World War I—of the slaughter in the trenches, of the disillusionment of the soldiers mired in the muck—did not emerge in the still... Read more
1,484 words, approx. 5 pages
Photography, World War II During World War II most photographers were "engaged"—they fervently believed in America and in the American cause. Many of the photographers of the war ... Read more
1,747 words, approx. 6 pages
Advances in Photography During the Nineteenth Century Overview In August 1839, at a joint meeting of the French Academies of Sciences and Fine Arts, the astronomer François Arago (1786-1853) anno... Read more
635 words, approx. 3 pages
Photography, Chemistry Of Without chemistry, photography, as it is known, would not exist. Photography is a complex array of chemical reactions. Each step, from the manufacture of the film through the... Read more
1,937 words, approx. 7 pages
Photography Photography is the process whereby light produces an image on a sensitized surface. The precursor of photography and the modern camera is the camera obscura (Latin for "dark chamber"). In ... Read more
1,197 words, approx. 4 pages
Photography Photography is the recording of visible images by focusing light on light-sensitive materials. English astronomer Sir John Herschel (1792-1871) first used the term photography in 1839. The... Read more