photographic camera


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n photographic camera equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
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  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    “The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.”
  • Dirk Bogarde
    Dirk Bogarde
    “The camera can photograph thought. It's better than a paragraph of sweet polemic.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
    “The camera can represent flesh so superbly that, if I dared, I would never photograph a figure without asking that figure to take its clothes off.”


In literature:

We are not so likely to miss seeing a new star since astronomers have pressed the photographic camera into their service.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Cameras, Lenses, and all the necessary Photographic Apparatus and Chemicals, are supplied, tested, and guaranteed.
"Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854" by Various
Cameras, Lenses, and all the necessary Photographic Apparatus and Chemicals, are supplied, tested, and guaranteed.
"Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854" by Various
The telescope has been supplemented by the spectroscope and the photographic camera.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
He had often seen the photographic camera exhibit the same phenomenon.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Cameras, Lenses, and all the necessary Photographic Apparatus and Chemicals, are supplied, tested, and guaranteed.
"Notes and Queries, Number 234, April 22, 1854" by Various
Cameras, Lenses, and all the necessary Photographic Apparatus and Chemicals, are supplied, tested, and guaranteed.
"Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854" by Various
He moved ahead of Scotty, panned across the wreck, then reversed the camera to photograph Scotty approaching.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Here is a chance for photographers who want to take new scenes and original things with their cameras.
"Harper's Round Table, June 11, 1895" by Various
For this reason many amateurs who already have larger cameras are adding these inexpensive little cameras to their photographic outfits.
"Premo Cameras, 1914." by Canadian Kodak Company
Made as the last word in photographic perfection, these cameras are beautifully finished.
"Kodaks and Kodak Supplies, 1914" by Canadian Kodak Company
It should be no great feat, once those images have dipped into our vehicle, to take their portraits in the photographic camera.
"Per Amica Silentia Lunae" by William Butler Yeats
The photographer squinted at the footage indicator on the camera, but there was not enough light to note the figures.
"Janet Hardy in Radio City" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
The photograph was taken by one of the automatic cameras set up for just that purpose; we still use them.
"Delayed Action" by Charles Vincent De Vet
So he sat as if he were posing before a photographer's camera.
"The Voice of the Pack" by Edison Marshall
Shackelton, in Novaya Zemlya, with a prismatic camera obtained a photograph of the reversing-layer at the beginning of totality.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
They wouldn't of been no difference in his photograph if you took it with a X-ray or a camera.
"Gullible's Travels, Etc." by Ring W. Lardner
Makers of camera-shutters also buy photographs which were made with cameras equipped with their shutters.
"Making Your Camera Pay" by Frederick C. Davis
EYE, the organ of vision, is an instrument presenting some analogy to a photographic camera.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The ordinary camera of the photographic artist is too familiar an object to require special illustration.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A photographer bought a vintage camera at Utah's Deseret Industries thrift store and found someone's priceless family snapshots inside.
With his cameras in his saddlebags, a Montana photographer went looking for modern working cowboys.
A bobcat photographed by a remote camera placed in the Point Reyes National Seashore .
During her photo shoot, the subject grabs the camera and becomes the photographer.
How many times have you spent the day photographing a wedding or other event with your primary camera and an extra camera hanging by a strap around your neck.
Whether they capture photographs on film or on chips, cameras with automatic programmed settings for taking specific kinds of pictures are common.
Professional photographer Jim Garner set out to create a different kind of camera bag, one not just for storage but designed instead for easy access and carrying while you're actively shooting.
(I apologize for the lack of event photographs in this blog, due to camera problems).
"Other photographers would stand in the middle of their boats taking pictures of big yachts with plate cameras, so I developed my own style -- taking my pictures as close to the water as possible," recalls Ramsay.
Capture your pet's most memorable travel moments on camera and enter your 'best-in-travel' photograph before November 30, 2012.
San Diego photographer Ben Horne petitioned his now-wife Lyubov to hide a GoPro HD Hero 2 video camera (often used by skydivers to record footage) in her bridal bouquet for their June wedding.
An iconic photograph of a young Trayvon Martin in his Bulldogs football uniform, staring stone-faced into the camera, has been published in print and online around the world.
When photographer John Hall first caught this image of the moon on his camera on Thursday morning, he thought it looked like a flying trashcan.
This is a pretty cool HD time-lapse video of Fenway Park by local photographer Tom Guilmette, who set up a slow-panning camera near the new Coca Cola section of the park.
Police on Tuesday released photographs of the woman taken from video surveillance cameras at The Perfect Purse , 20 Hampton Rd.

In science:

We have also had excellent success using the same system for blindly calibrating a wide class of other astronomical images, including amateur telescope shots, photographs from consumer digital SLR cameras, some of which span tens of degrees. Blind astrometric calibration of arbitrary astronomical images
Clearly if the same camera is used to photograph an identical scene twice under constant lighting conditions, the obtained images will be identical or very nearly so.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
Photograph of the focal plane of the Chandra flight High-Resolution Camera (HRC).
Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXO):Overview
In brief, the Sky Patrol plates were obtained with 0.1-m diameter cameras at three Southern Hemisphere sites between 1962 and 1976, and have a typical limiting photographic magnitude near 14.
Aperture Photometry of Saturated Star Images from Digitised Photographic Plates
Pinhole camera image acquisition is based on a central projection from the 3D world to the 2D photograph.
A Nonparametric Approach to 3D Shape Analysis from Digital Camera Images - I. in Memory of W.P. Dayawansa
The cameras have a spectral range of 7 µm to 14 µm, and photograph the field of view of the six FD telescopes every 5 minutes during normal data acquisition.
A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory
To measure the clock error we used a photographic camera inclined of 21◦ with respect the optical bench.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
If an element of this group is applied to the point camera positions simultaneously, the photographer produces the same photographs.
A structure from motion inequality
The radiation scattered by the disc was split by a non-polarizing beamsplitter and then both output beams were registered by two different parts of the matrix of a commercial digital photographic camera Sigma SD14.
Systematic analysis of SNR in bipartite Ghost Imaging with classical and quantum light