Digital SLR In the late 1970's, compact cameras that were capable of making images on their own were introduced. Kodak was the one who produced the first digital camera back in 1991 and it was even advanced enough to be used by professionals. Throughout history, photography has greatly changed, as technology has revolutionized. During the 20th century the pace of technology development in cameras and photography continued at an accelerated pace much like many other key technology developments,...
Even though some may challenge the ideological messages behind Barbara Kruger's work in the 1980's, it brought about a change in society. She criticizes everything that is wrong with the stereotypical society using a conceptual approach to her artwork. Kruger challenges gender, sex, religion, consumerism, greed, power and her work becomes fueled by the mass media. Kruger was born in 1945 in Newark, New Jersey. In 1964, she studied at the School of Visual Arts at Syracuse University. After a...
Comprehensive Analysis of the Electronic Music Industry Introduction As technology improves, the current laws about intellectual property and copyright are being challenged. Copying of nearly everything, from sound, to text, to video is made simple with computers, the Internet, scanners, CD burners and other technology. Specifically, this paper examines how the conflicts between intellectual property laws and technology are affecting the music industry. The U.S. Department of Commerce...
The Complete Story of Slayer Slayer came to life in the LA. Surburb of “the Huntington Beach Area”. Soon they won the reputation of “the Huntington Hooligans”. The band was started by Kerry King, a guitarist who was looking for other muscians to start a band. Prior to that, he had been in another band, with Tom Araya. Kerry met Jeff Hanneman, another guitarist, who was very interested in the punk movement that was going on at the time. Later the two teamed up with a...
Conflict and Character Relationships in "Heartbreak Kid" In the play "The HeartbreakKid" by Richard Barrett, Papa is the most to blame for the conflict, rather than Nicky. Papa, a teacher, led Nicky, her student, to believe she was sexually attracted to him. Papa is unaware of her own feelings, making her indecisive, and declines to use her power to stop Nicky’s ideas of the two of them ‘dating.’ Nicky also has to take some responsibility as he reads too much into...
Critical Analysis of "Les Miserables" God has graced mankind with countless attributes that can be portrayed as minor or major roles in one’s daily walk. Among these features are ambition and hope. Ambition, defined as an eagerness or strong desire to achieve something, relates significantly to motivation, an act of movement toward a goal. Hope, a confidence and trust that something will take place, is extensively used when ambition and motivation are of topic. Victor Hugo, a French...
In the movie “The Last of the Mohicans” the character Nathaniel Poe is the Romantic hero. He displays three characteristics to prove this statement: his love of nature, his great sense of honor, and his adventures for a higher truth. These three characteristics of Nathaniel are shown throughout the movie. He shows his unique ability as an outdoorsman in the beginning of the movie. Hawkeye and his Native American friends hunt and kill a deer in the forest. The deer is clearly faster...
A Production Analysis of The Jungle Book Play Taking place on an arena stage, the cast and crew of The Jungle Book did a remarkable job telling a story of a boy named Mowgli, who struggles with the jungle society he was raised in. The theatrical elements of this play emphasized the theme and allowed the audience to see how the characters were willing to risk everything in order to challenge the structures of society in this play. Throughout the play, the theme was stressed through the...
Rap Vs Poetry "When I first started rapping, me and a couple brothers would all sit around my place freestyling while someone beat boxed. I even used to tell all the girls that I was a poet. They seemed to find it a little more touching than a rapper" (Prince Paul, The Source 16) The lyrics of rappers are very similar to the words of Black poets. It is argued as to wether or not rap is a viable form of poetry. Both discuss similar subjects, write in the same style and use the same type of...
Analysis of the film, "The Amistad" In the movie “The Amistad”, the Africans rise up and begin a mutiny against their captors on the high seas and are brought to trial in a New England court. The court must decide if the Africans are actually born as slaves or if they were illegally brought from Africa. If the Africans were born as slaves then they would be guilty of murder, but if their being brought here from Africa is illegal, they had the right to defend themselves. This was...