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Perception, deception and reality

Event

January
282004

17:30 - 19:30

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

 

Michael Faraday Lecture

By Sir David Attenborough CH CVO CBE FRS

Once, technical inadequacies led natural history film-makers to distort events or even invent them in their attempts to convey an impression of reality. Today, film and video equipment has reached such perfection that most of those early problems have been solved. Now it is possible to show things that are not only invisible to the naked eye but that have never in fact occurred. How far can - or should - film-makers manipulate images and events in order to convey deeper truths?

Perception, deception and reality

Michael Faraday Lecture by Sir David Attenborough CH CVO CBE FRS

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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