Photography is the art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. It is employed in many fields of science, manufacturing (e.g., photolithography), and business, as well as its more direct uses for art, film and video production, recreational purposes, hobby, and mass communication.Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. With an electronic image sensor, this produces an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display or processing. The result with photographic emulsion is an invisible latent image, which is later chemically "developed" into a visible image, either negative or positive depending on the purpose of the photographic material and the method of processing. A negative image on film is traditionally used to photographically create a positive image on a paper base, known as a print, either by using an enlarger or by contact printing.

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  1. ATCclears

    Photography book - Apollo Remastered

    Not sure if of interest, but FYI. Fond memories for me growing up, wondering about space flight, toy rockets, etc. I ordered the hardcover book for myself.
  2. ATCclears

    Photography - camera settings to emulate film emulsions on Fujifilm cameras

    I thought this was interesting. Full list (see the List tab): Fujifilm Customs Films - Google Drive A subset of the list in flash-card format:
  3. ATCclears

    Remastering high-res images of NASA's race to the Moon
  4. Hueco

    I Shot A Deer!

    With a Pentax 645 and some Kodak Color Negs (Can't recall if this is Portra or Ektar. Will check later if anyone wants those specs). Anyone else still shooting (film) in this forum? Time to Show Off!
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