Qs week 1 – 2nd presentation – “Global Image: Windows on the World”

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Q: What do you make of the mirror and window analogy? A very apt one. The camera functions both ways, inward and outward looking. The downside (compounded by the relatively narrow field of view compared with the human eye) is that there can be a tendency to ‘always’ view life as through the lens, and miss what is really there. …

Qs week 1 – 1st Presentation – “Global image: Worldwide Medium”

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Q: Do you see any parallels between the historic spread of photography and the transmission of digital imagery today?   In both cases, a new technology spread to copying existing approaches, For example, photography was seen as drawing, and then as a form of mimicking art. Then it found novel uses, for example as a tool of science, or a medium …