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Audiophotography : Bringing Photos to Life with Sounds - David M. Frohlich

Audiophotography

Bringing Photos to Life with Sounds

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If you read the history of any new communication medium such as the cinema, television or radio, it always happens to be bound up with advances in some underlying technology. For example, cinema was born out of the rapid projection of a series of still images on a celluloid film strip. The difficulty of synchronizing sound recordings with the resulting moving images led to about 30 years of silent films - until such time as the technical problems were solved. In between the inventions, media seem to grow and develop at a slower pace, as content producers and consumers experiment with the most satisfactory and stimulating ways of communicating with each other. In the same example, silent film-makers eventually found ways of adding dialogue through scene titles and having music played during the projection of their films. This book is about the next chapter in the history of photography, which is emerging from a relatively stable period into a chaos of new inventions. Photography as we know it is at the same point as the silent films of 1926. The transition from analog to digital photography is spawning many new ways of taking, manipulating and sharing photographs. It is also bringing photography and videography closer together by unifying sound, still and moving images in the same digital medium.

Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Audiophotos defined
Audiophotos as a new medium
Understanding audiophotography
A brief history of sound & image media
Sound memories and the phonograph
Sound and the printed image
Sound and the moving image
Lessons for audiophotography
Lessons for audiophoto content
Lessons for audiophoto technology
Domestic photography & the role of sound
The interpretation of images
The content and use of family albums
The therapeutic nature of photos
A new framework for domestic photography
The role of sound
Ambient photographs
Related work
The audiocamera trial
Audiophotos captured
Reactions to the audiocamera and audiophotos
Practice
Discussion
Musical Photographs
Related work
The audio annotation trial
Musical photos captured
Reactions
Practice
Discussion
Talking photographs
Related work
The audio annotation trial
Talking photos captured
Reactions
Practice
Discussion
Conversational photographs
Related work
The photo-talk study
Background features of photo-sharing conversations
The content and dynamics of photo-talk
Summary and findings on photo-talk
The storytelling photograph study
Storytelling photos captured
Reactions
Summary of findings on storytelling photographs
Discussion
Paper versus screen playback
Related work
Playback of ambient photographs
Results for playback of ambient photographs
Playback of musical and talking photographs
Results for playback of musical and talking photographs
Discussion
Conclusions
Lessons on photography
The role of sound in photography
Audiophoto content and technology
Photoware and new media design
The future of audiophotography
References
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9781402022098
ISBN-10: 1402022093
Series: Computer Supported Cooperative Work : Book 3
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 227
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.64