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The power of science photography

Visual art and science are often considered to be separate fields. Watch as Phred Petersen talks about the way he combines his passions of photography and science. What is the role of technology in enabling this crossover? What kinds of scientific discoveries can be assisted by high-speed photography? And how can scientific ...

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iArt: photography on our mobile phones

What is a 'mobile phone artist'? It is becoming more common for art galleries to hold exhibitions of photography taken exclusively with a mobile phone. In this clip, this emerging trend in the art world and on the internet is considered.

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'Modern miniature photography at lowest cost', 1930s

This is a colour poster advertising Kodak cameras that was printed in the 1930s. Its text reads, 'LET US DEMONSTRATE THE MINIATURE KODAKS DE-LUXE' and 'Modern Miniature Photography AT LOWEST COST'. The miniature camera models, listed along the bottom of the poster, are Retina, Bantam, Duo and Suprema. The poster features ...

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Snappy

Use 'Snappy' to create an interactive presentation. Add your own digital photos, audio files and text. Choose a layout and style for each page. Add a caption to each photo. Your presentation will be saved while you are working. Once you have created a presentation, you can view it in an internet browser, or print it to ...

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'Women electroplating army canteen bottles', 1940s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing a group of three women working in a New Zealand factory during the Second World War, electroplating army canteen bottles. The women wear factory smocks to protect their clothing. In the background are shelves with bottles waiting to be plated. Wellington photographer Gordon Burt ...

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Eastman Kodak 'Brownie model No 2A' camera, 1930-33

This is a 'Brownie model No 2A' camera, manufactured from metal, glass, wood, textile and leather, by Eastman Kodak, USA, between 1930 and 1933. The camera comprises a rectangular box-like structure covered in blue leatherette with a blue leather strap on the top. A horizontal viewfinder is located in the top of the camera ...

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Eastman Kodak 'Bullet' camera, 1936-42

This is a 'Bullet' camera, manufactured from Bakelite, glass and metal by Eastman Kodak, USA. It features a black Bakelite body and circular lens that can be extended by turning the round Bakelite barrel that frames the lens. The metal viewfinder can be folded down against the top of the camera when it is not in use. There ...

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Eastman Kodak 'No 2C Autographic Junior' camera, 1913-16

This is a 'No 2C Autographic Junior' camera, manufactured from glass, metal and leather by Eastman Kodak, USA. The camera is rectangular in shape with rounded ends.The metal body of the camera is covered in black leather. The camera has a rectangular brown leather storage case with a leather carry strap.

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Photographic booth, c1930-40

This is a Mutoscope photomatic photographic booth and parts, manufactured from metal, glass, fabric, ceramic and rubber by International Mutoscope Reel Co Inc, New York City. The unit is mostly green, with white trim at the top. Signs on the front and the side of the unit read 'Your Photo / Already Framed / One Minute / ...

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'Kodak film makes every camera a better camera' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak photographic film, that was produced in the 1930s. An illustration of a yellow, black and red box of Kodak Verichrome film appears in the top left-hand corner. The slogan on the poster reads 'PERFECTED BY WORLD WIDE KODAK RESEARCH Kodak Film MAKES EVERY CAMERA A BETTER CAMERA'. ...

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Snapseed - Google Play app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015

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'Now! 8 exposures instead of 6, Kodak film' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak film, that was printed in the 1930s. It features the slogan 'Now! 8 Exposures / Instead of 6 / 2 EXTRA EXPOSURES / KODAK Film / VERICHROME AND REGULAR / 2 1/4 x 3 1/4, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 INCHES'. The poster's dimensions are 745 mm x 265 mm.

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'Kodak film, because it's made in Australia' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak film, that was printed in the 1930s. It features an illustration of a bright red, partly unspooled roll of photographic film against a green background. The slogan 'IT'S RIGHT FOR AUSTRALIA ... KODAK FILM Because IT'S MADE IN AUSTRALIA', runs across the unspooled section of film. ...

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Snapseed - iTunes app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015

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'Don't forget to take your Kodak' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak cameras, that was produced in the 1930s. On the left is a close-up black-and-white photograph of a young girl eating an ice-cream, with the words '"DON’T FORGET TO TAKE YOUR KODAK"' in a speech bubble directed at her mouth. On the right is a black-and-white photograph of a young ...

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An old camera

Watch as Margot shows you a camera from around 100 years ago! How would you describe it? How is it different to the cameras we use today? Are there any similarities? Can you find the lens on the camera that you or your family uses to take photos? How was getting your photo taken in the olden days different from the way ...

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'Better snapshots are easier now' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak cameras, that was printed in the 1930s. The advertising slogan reads 'BETTER SNAPSHOTS are EASIER NOW with new "Body-Release" Kodaks'. The poster features an illustration of a smiling woman in a sundress who is lying on grass and holding a folding Kodak camera. The word ‘KODAK’ ...

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'Double your week-end fun, go with a Kodak' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak cameras, that was produced in the 1930s. The advertising slogan reads 'DOUBLE YOUR WEEK-END FUN Go with a Kodak THE SNAPSHOTS YOU WANT TOMORROW YOU MUST MAKE TODAY'. The poster features an illustration of a woman in a short green playsuit and necktie. She is kneeling down, holding ...

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'We sell Kodak film' poster, 1930s

This is a colour poster, advertising Kodak film, that was printed in the 1930s. Its slogan reads 'WE SELL Kodak Film DEVELOPING PRINTING ENLARGING'. The poster features illustrations of three yellow boxes of Kodak film, Verichrome, Panatomic and Super Sensitive Panchromatic. The dimensions of the poster are 665 mm x 260 mm.

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O'Connor family and friends on St Margaret Island, c1918

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the O'Connor family and friends standing for a group photograph at St Margaret Island, Victoria. One woman is holding a box camera, and the man to the far right has a stockwhip coiled over his arm. The image was taken in the period from about 1915 to 1921, and was collected as ...