Thursday, March 22, 2007

How Images Move


The film on pictures and moving images shows the different ways the human eye needs constant moving images. Different ways one can play with light is by moving images to distort them to show a moving picture. Chinese shadow was used in the 16th century. We seen how white positive result in large black negatives. Hand shadow is always a popular game and it still played today. Light plays a major role in images. There are many ways to play with image through different techniques:
Scratch off
Submerged in water
Angular
light
Fire
Mirrors

2 Comments:

At 1:09 AM, Blogger Sean A. Inglis said...

But now, the shadow movements are only done for fun just to amuse people.

Does this mean that now because of the technology that we have now; the shadow moving pictures are a thing of the past?

 
At 9:44 PM, Blogger A. Mattson said...

Shadow play still goes on in many parts of the world, even as an art form for elaborate plays.

What this fascination with shadow play shows is the deep cultural roots of human interest in moving images. The fascination, the demand led innovations that culiminated in the inventions of film in the late 19th century.

 

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