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Modern Marvels [electronic resource]: Captured Light, the Invention of Still Photography

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The development of the still camera was one of the most significant advances of the age of invention. The captured image has transformed the way we see our world, preserving moments forever with the push of a button. Modern Marvels presents the strange saga of the birth of photography, and the men at the heart of this tale. See how Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce was the first to succeed in photographing an image in 1826, but his work was co-opted after his death by the artist and showman Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre. The Daguerreotype became popular, and Daguerre claimed the credit for himself, never recognizing the work of his former partner. Trace the story of Englishman William Henry Fox Talbot, who invented the negative-positive process that is still used today. And see how George Eastman brought photography to the masses with his affordable, easy to use cameras. With expert interviews and incredible images from the early days of photography including Matthew Brady's legendary images of the Civil War.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
45 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 and up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 12, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Captured Light - The Invention of Still Photography
Invention of Still Photography
Related Title
Modern marvels (Televsion program)
Contents
  • Introduction: Moments Frozen in Time (1:35)
  • The First Camera (2:01)
  • The Inventor From Chalon-Sur-Suone (3:33)
  • Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (3:37)
  • Partnership (2:47)
  • The Gentleman Across the Channel (2:47)
  • One Step Closer (1:44)
  • The Race for Fame (3:07)
  • Capturing the World (3:32)
  • Portraits (1:48)
  • Better Methods (1:48)
  • A Better Mousetrap (1:49)
  • Chronicle of War (1:19)
  • The Twenty Thousand Dollar Bet (1:29)
  • The Tinkerer (4:12)
  • Social Impacts of Photography (2:44)
  • In Color (2:42)
  • Polarized Light (1:43)
  • Credits: Modern Marvels: Captured Light?The Invention of Still Photography (0:27)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c1996.
Publisher no.
42803 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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