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ARH107 exam 1
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What is the concept attributed to the beginnings of photography?
the camera obscura
What is the name of the person responsible for the first permanent photograph?
What technological development enabled the first permanent photograph?
Why is there debate about whether or not Anna Atkins should be considered the first female photographer?
Her photos were just sunprints, made camera-less photos by contact print
What contemporary photographer claims to not like touching the camera?
What contemporary photographer integrates the camera obscura in his work?
What chemical was discovered to develop exposed plates for the first practical photographic process?
What is the first practical photographic process?
Name the process that is responsible for photographs to be easily reproduced?
Name the two primary figures responsible for the invention of photography?
Fox Talbot + Daguerre
Name the first commercially published book to be illustrated with photographs?
the pencil of nature
Why did Hippolyte Bayard create the image "Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man" in 1840?
protest against the injustice of the French Academy of Sciences
What is the significance of the Daguerreotype Portrait?
Allowed the middle class to have their photo taken
14. Why are Daguerreotypes so highly regarded in a contemporary context?
daguerrotypes were not like paper photographs and were 3D objects with 2D images
15. What qualities do the Daguerreotype and the Polaroid share?
the object was present at the time, making it an artifact
16. Name the contemporary artist best known for photographing weimaraners?
17. What is the best known ingredient of the albumen process?
What photographic sensation was created when Napoleon III had his portrait made?
What 19th century photographic process improved upon the Calotype and replaced the Daguerreotype?
What is the primary disadvantage of the Wet Plate Collodion process?
The entire process, from coating to developing, had to be done before the plate dried. Only had 10 minutes to complete
What significant contemporary photographer uses the Wet Plate Collodion process?
Why is Sally Mann's series Immediate Family a controversial body of work?
Intimate photographs of her own children
Name the iconic 19th century photographer known for romanticized portraits in the tradition of the Pre-Raphaelites?
Julia Margaret Cameron
Why are the works of Charles Dodgson and Jock Sturges controversial?
photographed naked young girls
Explain photography in the vernacular.
photographs of everyday life, ordinary places and things
What significant contribution to photography was made by George Eastman?
simplified process of photography, making it more accessible to the average person
What is significant about the Kodak Brownie and children in the early 20th century?
Shrewdly marketed to children, an entire generation of people grew up making photographs
What characteristic of amateur photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue's work influence a generation of professional photographers?
freshness, energy and authenticity
What is significant about the 35mm camera?
accessible to the average person
In what year was the first digital camera commercially available in the United States?
1995 Casio qv10
Why is the iPhone significant to photography?
Apple made camera phone imaging a mainstream medium, user friendly, image sharing, highly accessible for 3rd party photo applications
What printing process was popular with late 19th and early 20th century photographers?
The Platinum Print
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