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The chemistry behind movie images is fairly fascinating. How do movie cameras assist us flip gentle into a bodily picture?

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Sources:

http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch10/group7.php
http://www.chem.uwec.edu/Chem115_F00/johnstim/Chemandphoto.htm
http://motion.kodak.com/KodakGCG/uploadedfiles/motion/US_plugins_acrobat_en_motion_newsletters_filmEss_04_How-film-makes-image.pdf

A Behind-the-Scenes Look At How 35mm Film is Developed and Printed at a Lab


https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/olympusmicd/galleries/polarized/silverbromide.html
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Ascher, Steven and Pincus, Edward. The Filmmaker’s Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for The Digital Age. Plume, New York: 1999. Pp 16, 76, 111,112-113, 189

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30 COMMENTS

  1. Its high time sci show actually spend some money and show a visual presentation of a subject as confusing as this.Its school all over again.

  2. this was somehow very very interesting. i have no idea why, i have no interest whatsoever in photography, something about the way michael said everything that made it interesting

  3. This video would have been a lot better with more diagrams a pictures to visualize the explanations – I had so much difficulty following that I'm almost as ignorant as before I watched it

  4. I Still develop negatives and photos in a dark room. The work in a photo in my opinion feels more personal than doing it digitally in a computer. I'm glad this video exists because it demystifies all the process, it's just to know math and chemistry, and control your times. Great video guys, even if is a re-upload.

  5. I feel old now, with this talk of film cameras and hey they are harder to use than your phone camera. Anyone remember the worst cameras built by man, the 110 film cameras? Total garbage.

  6. can you make a another one about cameras and how it started and developed? really interesting subject.

    greetings from vienna.

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