Photoshop in the Media

Photoshop, Lightroom, Pixlr Editor, Corel PaintShop. People used to use these to edit their photos as a hobby. Not anymore. Now, people use photoshop on their photos because they want to look perfect. Frequently used in the media, such as magazines, photographers and editors try to make every model or celebrity look perfect. People then think they need to look this way, and that is a truly an unrealistic goal. These editing apps also cause an emotional side effect. Photoshop should not be allowed in the media because it causes young adults to have self-esteem issues. Young adults are inflic ...

The History of Photography

The history of photography is a realm of a man’s philosophical and scientific thoughts joined in their mutual incorporation. It starts in ancient times when Aristotle and Euclid were talking about pinhole camera in order to reflect the rays of light into a picture (Davenport 4). It was then well supported by the invention of a camera obscura by a Byzantine scholar Anthemius of Tralles (Davenport 6). Since that time, different scholars and inventors were trying to make up a special substance of chemicals (silver nitrate and silver chloride) able to reflect different shades of light. The next tr ...