What cameras see that our eyes don’t - Bill Shribman
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Two words: National Geographic.
The origins of the cameras we use today were invented in the 19th century. Or were they? A millenia before, Arab scientist Alhazen was using the camera obscura to duplicate images, with Leonardo da Vinci following suit 500 years later and major innovations beginning in the 19th century. Eva Timothy tracks the trajectory from the most rudimentary cameras to the ubiquity of them today.
The former photo director for National Geographic David Griffin knows the power of photography to connect us to our world. In a Lesson filled with glorious images, he discusses how we all use photos to tell our stories.
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