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analog film

A plastic sheet with a photosensitive emulsion that comes in various formats for still and video cameras. When exposed to light, plastic-based film creates an "analog" of the actual scene. Film was never called analog until digital cameras came on the scene.

Analog Resolution
Analog film has a greater resolution than most digital camera images. For example, a 35mm analog frame may resolve up to 6,000 lines. Although digital IMAX theater cameras reach 7,000 lines, consumer HD camcorders record only 1080 lines. The granularity of analog film is based on the emulsion molecule size. The granularity of digital images is based on the number of horizontal and vertical pixels in the sensor. See digital camera and digital photography.
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Most often, however, compounded screens employ an uneasy mise-en-abyme effect that challenges viewers' expectations of analog film aesthetics.
The recourse to Benjamin's argument, so closely tied to the historical avant-gardes, sounds almost nostalgic when applied to these younger artists, especially when analog film seems fashionable, rather than cutting against the grain.
But Thyn's experimental work with analog film and his rejection of the digital can also on many levels be perceived as an endeavor to present a truer depiction of reality, one rooted not only in the applied strategy of depicting the object but also in the production process that precedes it.
Figure 4-10: Leading Competitors, Intraoral X-Ray Analog Film Market, U.
By replacing our analog x-ray with GE digital systems, we have reduced our water and energy costs by eliminating the need to use analog film processing," said Ken D'Arrigo, Administrator from Orthopedic Care Specialists, Inc.
Whether analog film or digital bits, all the colors are enhanced in post production, and for a TV show that must happen within one week.
Today, the medical profession still relies primarily on costly, plastic-based analog film for X-ray photography applications, which can take an excessively long period of time to develop in many medical situations.
Other advanced features of the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-L10 include: - Film Mode: Allows users to choose a setting which mimics the effects of analog film.
MEDSTRAT's ECHOES[TM] PACS solutions eliminate analog film, film jackets, film racks, messy chemicals and processing, increase workflow efficiency and staff productivity, and provide significant cost saving opportunities.
The MediPort has received tremendous response from end users as the market has shifted from analog film to digital and PACS.
Although both CR and DR techniques are far superior to the analog film screen systems, it is the CR market that is more lucrative at present.
In addition to freeing up space, X-ray On Demand delivers DICOM images directly to PACS, and drives down costs by converting only the prior analog film that is needed, when it is needed.