Lenses and perspective: how does it look from where you are?

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Lessons in visual language”.
Lays to rest the mistaken idea that focal length affects the appearance of depth. Demonstrates that the camera-to-subject distance is the governing factor in the perception of spatial relationships in the third dimension. Devised and narrated by Peter Thompson.

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production company

AFTRS

Duration

00:09:08:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Lessons in visual language

Group of items

Lessons in visual language

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

505928

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Cameras

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Cinematography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture projection

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cameras

Crafts & Visual Arts → Lenses, Photographic

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Spatial perception - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cameras

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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