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Exploring Color Photography, 6th Edition by Robert Hirsch

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Based on publicity stills, Carrie Mae Weems’s series, Slow Fade to Black, renews attention to trailblazing female, African American entertainers who have vanished from our collective imagination. Weems utilizes the concept of the cinematic fade, the transition of an image to or from a blank screen. Her animated, freeze-frame images make it difficult to tell whether these women are disappearing or materializing. Weems observes, “I rarely heard mention of these women unless I was playing them on CDs in my home. This saddened me. These women have given us a gift and a legacy, and yet we have forgotten them. They are disappearing, dissolving before ...

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