Slide show

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A slide show is a presentation of a series of still images on a projection screen or electronic display device, typically in a prearranged sequence.wikipedia
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Slide projector

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Slide shows originally consisted of a series of individual photographic slides projected onto a screen with a slide projector.
35 mm slide projectors, direct descendants of the larger-format magic lantern, first came into widespread use during the 1950s as a form of occasional home entertainment; family members and friends would gather to view slide shows.

Carousel slide projector

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Slide shows are sometimes still conducted by a presenter using an apparatus such as a carousel slide projector or an overhead projector, but now the use of an electronic video display device and a computer running presentation software is typical.
A carousel slide projector is a slide projector that uses a rotary tray to store slides, used to project slide photographs and to create slideshows.

Microsoft PowerPoint

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David Byrne, among others, has created PowerPoint art.
After such a file is created, typical operation is to present it as a slide show using a portable computer, where the presentation file is stored on the computer or available from a network, and the computer's screen shows a "presenter view" with current slide, next slide, speaker's notes for the current slide, and other information.

Reversal film

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Slide shows originally consisted of a series of individual photographic slides projected onto a screen with a slide projector. After 35 mm Kodachrome color film was introduced in 1936, a new standard 2×2 inch (5×5 cm) miniature lantern slide format was created to better suit the very small transparencies the film produced.

Overhead projector

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Slide shows are sometimes still conducted by a presenter using an apparatus such as a carousel slide projector or an overhead projector, but now the use of an electronic video display device and a computer running presentation software is typical.

Nan Goldin

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Other known artists who have used slide shows in their work include Bas Jan Ader, Francis Alys, Jan Dibbets, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Nan Goldin, Louise Lawler, Ana Mendieta, Jonathan Monk, Dennis Oppenheim, Allan Sekula, Carey Young and Krzysztof Wodiczko.
Goldin's work is most often presented in the form of a slideshow, and has been shown at film festivals; her most famous being a 45-minute show in which 800 pictures are displayed.

Presentation program

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Slide shows are sometimes still conducted by a presenter using an apparatus such as a carousel slide projector or an overhead projector, but now the use of an electronic video display device and a computer running presentation software is typical.
A presentation program is a software package used to display information in the form of a slide show.

Diaporama

A diaporama is a photographic slideshow, sometimes with accompanying audio, ranging from using only one or two slide projectors to a multi-image slideshow using a wide screen and several slide projectors connected to a central controlling device changing the slides, turning lamps on and off etc.

Web-based slideshow

A Web-based slideshow is a slide show which can be viewed or presented using a web browser.

Multi-image

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Multi-image productions are also known as multi-image slide presentations, slide shows and diaporamas and are a specific form of multimedia or audio-visual production.

Slide-tape

A slide-tape work (often slide-tape presentation) is an audiovisual work consisting of a slide show using a filmstrip machine with synchronised accompanying audio, traditionally audio tape.

Projection screen

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Slide shows originally consisted of a series of individual photographic slides projected onto a screen with a slide projector.

Computer

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Slide shows are sometimes still conducted by a presenter using an apparatus such as a carousel slide projector or an overhead projector, but now the use of an electronic video display device and a computer running presentation software is typical.

Magic lantern

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Slide shows had their beginnings in the 1600s, when hand-painted images on glass were first projected onto a wall with a "magic lantern".

Phantasmagoria

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By the late 1700s, showmen were using magic lanterns to thrill audiences with seemingly supernatural apparitions in a popular form of entertainment called a phantasmagoria.

Photography

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By 1900, photographic images on glass had replaced hand-painted images, but the black-and-white photographs were sometimes hand-colored with transparent dyes.

Black and white

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By 1900, photographic images on glass had replaced hand-painted images, but the black-and-white photographs were sometimes hand-colored with transparent dyes.

Film

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They continued to have a place among commercial public amusements even after the coming of projected "moving pictures".

Nickelodeon (movie theater)

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Between films, early movie theaters often featured "illustrated songs", which were community sing-alongs with the lyrics and illustrations provided by a series of projected lantern slides.

135 film

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After 35 mm Kodachrome color film was introduced in 1936, a new standard 2×2 inch (5×5 cm) miniature lantern slide format was created to better suit the very small transparencies the film produced.

Kodachrome

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After 35 mm Kodachrome color film was introduced in 1936, a new standard 2×2 inch (5×5 cm) miniature lantern slide format was created to better suit the very small transparencies the film produced.

Adage

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The old adage "A picture is worth a thousand words" holds true, in that a single image can save a presenter from speaking a paragraph of descriptive details.

A picture is worth a thousand words

The old adage "A picture is worth a thousand words" holds true, in that a single image can save a presenter from speaking a paragraph of descriptive details.