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  • Item Type: Technology
  • Tags: Visualizing China-Telling the Visual Stories in the Age of Modern China

A camera phone is a smartphone which can capture photographs and often record video using one or more built-in digital cameras. The first camera phone was sold in 2000 in Japan, a Sharp J-SH04 J-Phone model (Hoista 2012). Most camera phones are…
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In 1975, Steven Sasson, an engineer at Kodak, invented and built the first self-contained electronic camera that used a charge-coupled device image (Mccullough 2016). The camera weighed 8 pounds and had only 0.01 megapixels and the image been…
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The Red Flag 20 is a copy of the Leica M3 and Leica M4. This product made in Shanghai in about 1971-76. It has the Leica M lens-mount, and three lenses were made for it. The standard lens is a 50 mm f/1.4 Ref Flag 20, a copy of the Summilux; the…
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In the late 1940s, the period of the Republic of China has been made in China's first camera, SELO camera. SELO camera was made by Zheng Chonglan in 1947, during the Chinese Civil War. When it comes to Chinese camera, people cannot avoid the father…
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Leica III in Chinese advertisement
The Leica III is a redefine camera made by Leica in 1933 and produced in parallel with the Leica II series.  The Leica III uses a coupled rangefinder distinct from the viewfinder. The viewfinder is set for a 50mm lens; use of shorter or longer lenses…
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Color photography is photography that uses media capable of reproducing colors. By contrast, black-and-white photography records only a single channel of brightness and uses media capable only of showing shades of gray. After the skill of photography…
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The daguerreotype is first publicly available photographic process. Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre invented the Daguerreotype in 1839, and its invention can be thought of as the birth of photography. Daguerreotpes are sharply defined, highly…
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