The Ethics and Aesthetics of Slow Motion in Wildlife Films

Boswall, Jeffery
November 1986
Image Technology;Nov1986, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p560
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the ethics and aesthetics of slow motion in wildlife films. The author comments that a single moral issue has to be taken into consideration, that is, on the inappropriateness that the audience is misled by slow motion shots. The author cited points on how a shot would appear if all slow-motion method is used versus no slow motion at all. The author also noted that deception actually depends on the kind of judgment that a viewer gives to the television programs.


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