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Riassunto: Today the very idea of photographic veracity is being challenged by the emerging technology of digital image manipulation and synthesis: photographs can now be altered at will in ways that are virtually undetectable, and photorealistic synthesized images are increasingly difficult to distinguish from actual photographs. Continuing William Mitchell's investigations of how we understand, reason about, and use images, "The Reconfigured Eye" provides an analysis of the digital imaging revolution. It describes the technology of the digital image in detail and looks at how it is changing the way we explore ideas, at its aesthetic potential, and at the ethical questions it raises. In chapters on electronic brushstrokes, virtual cameras, synthetic shading, and computer collage, Mitchell describes the basic principles of digital image capture, transformation, and synthesis. He compares the properties of digital images with photographs, drawings, and paintings and explores the new forms of visual communication and artistic practice made possible by computer graphics and image processing. But he goes beyond showing what can be done and how it is done to consider the profound implications of this technology for a society, a legal system, and a journalistic tradition that have long regarded the photograph as the ultimate "proof". "The Reconfigured Eye" is both an analysis and a demonstration of the end of traditional film-based photography and a preview of the new filmless, electronic "photography" that allows computers to synthesize entire scenes from digital geometric models, to people actual scenes with actors who were not there, and to erase people or objects who were. Mitchell discusses the consequent breakdown of accepted ways of making distinctions between original image and replica, between visual fact and fiction, and between captured and constructed images, and shows why photojournalists and others who rely on the acceptance of photographs as objective records are justly nervous.
About the Author: William J. Mitchell was the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences and directed the Smart Cities research group at MIT's Media Lab. He authored many books, including The World's Greatest Architect (2008) and Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City (2005), both published by the MIT Press.
Titolo: The Reconfigured Eye: Visual truth in the ...
Casa editrice: MIT Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1992
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Descrizione libro The MIT Press, 1992. Condizione libro: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP2507874
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Descrizione libro The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. First edition. Sm 4to in yellow cloth, b/w and color photo illus, b/w & color ink illus, 273 pages, with Index. In dust-jacket. Includes work by Richard Prince. Codice libro della libreria 000148
Descrizione libro MIT Press, Cambridge, 1992. Hb. Condizione libro: VG-. Condizione sovraccoperta: VG-. 273pp. Index, Illus. Wear boards, DJ: rubbing, wear extremities, light soiling. Codice libro della libreria 204602
Descrizione libro London, MIT Press, 1992. 286 Seiten sehr guter Zustand Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 26 cm, Original-Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag. Codice libro della libreria 124442
Descrizione libro MIT Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. Hardcover in excellent, unmarked, next-to-pristine condition (slightest handling), with VG+ dust jacket (slight rubbing of the surface, protected by a clear, removeable cover). 273 pages, with images throughout. [2.9 lbs]. Codice libro della libreria 63593
Descrizione libro MIT Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0262132869