photographic plane

photographic plane

[¦fōd·ə¦graf·ik ′plān]
(graphic arts)
The flat area on which a document is photographed.
The surface at which an image is formed by a lens for recording on a photosensitive material.
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The street photographer Garry Winogrand captured the essence of the period with his surreal images at a time when Aaron Siskind had shifted away from his documentary style of the 1930s toward abstractions of graffiti end images that flatten the photographic plane.
In addition, some of the often overlooked or undervalued aspects such as quality scales and photographic planes are covered and explained very well.
The video makes no claims as to the existence of Bigfoot, but produces, through its measured sequence of photographic planes, the sensations and perceptions of an environment in which a Hampton Inn message board announcing a Sasquatch symposium in the east wing seems like a fairly logical thing.