A 'vision' then appears showing the fatal duel in the snow. He realized that film afforded him the ability via his use of time lapse photography to "produce visual spectacles not achievable in the theater.
A film could be under a minute long and would usually present a single scene, authentic or staged, of everyday life, a public event, a sporting event or slapstick.
Filmmakers could record actors' performances, which then could be shown to audiences around the world.
In the 19th century several new and popular magic lantern techniques were developed, including dissolving views and several types of mechanical slides that created dazzling abstract effects chromatrope, etc. In a series of films he produced at this time, he also introduced the use of subjective and objective point-of-view shots, the creation of dream-time and the use of reversing.
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The ability to view a motion picture with other people at the same time entirely changed the experience of the art. Porter, a projectionist, was hired by Thomas Edison to develop his new projection model known as the Vitascope. To enhance the viewers' experience, silent films were commonly accompanied by live musicians in an orchestra, a theatre organ, and sometimes sound effects and even commentary spoken by the showman or projectionist.
Soon after Muybridge published his first results as The Horse in Motion cabinet cards, people put the silhouette-like photographic images in zoetropes to watch them in motion. These shorts would on average last for around twenty seconds to just over a minute.
These images were imprinted on a rotating glass plate later, paper roll filmand Marey subsequently attempted to project them. Adding sound The first attempts to add synchronised sound to projected pictures used phonographic cylinders or discs.
Rather, advanced technology is advantageous in that it broadens the toolset available to the filmmaker from which he or she can discern which equipment and techniques are best suited to a given production.