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

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The J-SH04 which presented in 2000 was Japan's first ever phone with a built-in camera (Hoista 2012). It was the point of origin of today's mobile camera phones. In 2002, the Nokia 7650 entered the Chinese market and it was the first available camera…
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After the Open and Reform, China started the trade with the United States and Japan. Famous companies like Canon, Kodak, and Nikon are too strong for the "37" Brothers. For example, the camera in the picture, which was the best camera in China at…
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In this year, The Chinese government decided to hold a meeting about Chinese camera industry. It is the reason why the rise of the camera industrial after the Great Chinese Famine in 1961 and the Cultural Revolution in 1966. In 1972, there were 37…
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Upon its establishment in 1949, the People's Republic of China was only recognized by Eastern Bloc countries. Only a few Western countries recognized China, like the Switzerland and Sweden (Liu 2001). Until the early 1970s, the Republic of China…
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In this year, China had the first war correspondent go to Europe. He name is Xiaoqian. In 1939, at the age of 28, Xiao Qian returned to England to work as an instructor in modern Chinese language for the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)…
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The Beijing Light Society founded in late 1923(Kent 2013). A group of students and professor in Peking University who loved photography triggered the birth of the association. In 1927, they made the first photography almanac in China. In 1927, they…
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This year, the Chin Woo Athletic Association created the Chinese first photographic department in 1919. As one of the first public martial arts institutes in China, Jing Wu intended to use martial arts to save China and express their martial arts…
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In the late 19th century, Chinese government was controlled by Empress Dowager Cixi. She was the most powerful woman in China at that time. Like other Chinese, she afraid of the "power" of the camera. However, she was also curious about the art of…
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Around 1860, Felix Beato opened the first Photographic studio in China. Beato is an experienced expert on photography. Most of Beato's work in China, however, focused on the wars culminating military campaign, which began in early summer 1860, when…
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The first portrait in China is the portrait of Keying. Keying is a Manchu statesman during the Qing dynasty who conducted the settlement of the First Opium War with the British and other western powers between 1843 and 1847. In the negotiation, he…
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