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1

The Evolution of Flash

1925 - inflammable material placed inside glass bulb, air removed, weak electrical current sets off ignition

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Who invented the new flash method?

Paul Vierkotter

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How was the flash bulb perfected?

Stuffing with aluminum foil

4

What are the disadvantages of the flash?

Harsh front light, flattens faces, unpleasant shadows

5

Who photographed dance using flash in 1930s/1940s

Barbara Morgan

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Arthur Feling was also known as

Weegee

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Arthur Feling often worked as a freelance photographer doing what?

At night arriving at crime scenes in advance of police

8

Who invented the Zone system?

Ansel Adams

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Arthur Feling published a book called

Naked Hollywood

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The zone system:

Infinite gradations of light and shade

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Was nicknamed Ouija Board cause of his uncanny ability to show up at crime scenes

Arthur Feling

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Arthur Feling had everything in the Trunk; what does this mean?

Portable darkroom, extra cameras/flash bulbs, type writer, police radio in car, cigars salami and clothes

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3 principles of the zone system

subject luminance, exposure, development

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What zone is middle grey?

Zone V (Five)

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What zone is black

0

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What zone is white

X

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How man zones did the Zone system have?

11 ( 9 when you take out black and white)

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Pre-visualization

allows you to visualize what the tones will look like in the final print before you expose

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How do we control contrast effectively today?

Using curves and levels

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When was the first new flash method patented?

1925

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Who "perfects the bulb" in 1929 ny stuffing it with aluminium foil

J. Ostermeiser

22

What is a flash gun?

Battery case, flash bulb, reflector attached to side of camera

23

Shot murders, fires, people on the streets of NYC at night

Arthur Feling

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Was a teacher, musician, photographer and loved the wilderness

Ansel Adams

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What perspective did Ansel Adams usually use?

slightly above, looking down. Thew view of a higher being

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Photographed "The Citric" Mrs George Washington and Lady peel being sneered at

Arthur Feling