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The Extensible Moment

Part 2 of 3 in the series 1-Minute Movies

2 of 3 posts in 1-Minute MoviesThe digital camera offers the photographer a new dimension in image-making–we might call it the extensible moment. Photographs made using film technology can be said (as John Berger does) to cut across time. The minute-long photographs that result from holding a digital camera in one position in movie mode embrace or include […]

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Make a one-minute movie

Part 1 of 3 in the series 1-Minute Movies

If you hold a digital camera steady for a minute or so (in Movie mode), you get a still photograph with movement in it. Photographers have been “simulating” movement for a hundred years by registering blurs of more or less distinctness. Now they can get the detail and the movement at the same time, or during the same time–and time itself becomes a dimension of the photograph.

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