The relationship between human and the camera, is an important one. The camera has gone beyond caputuring a moment in time. Humans have used the camera to make successful films, and serve as an extension of human agency.
Film Director, Jackson Rose began making movies in 1915 with The Slim Princess
Two gentlemen presenting a demo of the VITAPHONE camera & sound system that was the proprietary means of production for Warner Bros. from 1926-1931
This camera that is utilizing the three-strip technicolor film setup. Films like The Wizard of Oz (1939) used this technology
Cecil B. Demille is known for big Hollywood Epics like The Ten Commandments (1956). He was known for popularizing the camera crane used for rising shots.
From the Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz Museum in Jamestown, NY. This camera was revolutionary for television production and was able to capture the greatest moments with sitcoms such as I Love Lucy
This camera was another artifact featured in the Desilu Museum that was used in subsequent series featuring Lucille Ball
The IMAX experience goes beyond the standard 35-millimeter film stock to a 65-millimeter stock. IMAX film screens are about six times larger than a normal theater screen.
The Kodak KB10 point and shoot serves as a great introduction to beginner photographers. This camera used 35mm film and 2 AA batteries.
Point and shoots have evolved into more accessible digital cameras with interchangeable lenses. They are used by beginner-intermediate photographers.
Apple has served as a forefront of accessible photography with each new iteration of the iPhone. The last few generations of the iPhone have included special features such as being able to film in Dolby Vision and creating high dynamic range imagery.
Humans are taking cameras beyond smartphones but in a form of glasses. Pictured here is a woman testing Google Glass. A device that allows people to record content from a first-person view. The lenses on these glasses are able to create augmented reality experiences.
Steve Jobs said “It is not a faith in technology. It’s in the faith of the people.” Cameras have served as an extension of human culture, and creativity for years. We are barely scratching the surface with cameras as it has also become a tool of integrated surveillence.
More about the Kodak KB10 Camera: https://bit.ly/3CNErJT
I Love Lucy‘s Three Camera Technique: https://lat.ms/3oobJeP
MPI Restores The Wizard of Oz in 4K HDR: https://bit.ly/3F422YO