By Yoshiko Matsumoto
Faces of Aging foregrounds a spectrum of elder-centered issues—social job, caregiving, generational bias, suicide, sexuality, and verbal exchange with doctors, to call a few—from the point of view of these who're residing them. The volume's diversified individuals signify the fields of sociology, anthropology, drugs, nursing, gerontology, psychology, movie reviews, gender reviews, verbal exchange, and linguistics, providing a various collection of qualitative reports of getting older to researchers around the social sciences.
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Thus, in the beginning stages of learning, the participants did not seem to be clearly aware of the important factors in photography—they insisted that effort and a sincere attitude toward photography were essential. As they learned and acquired concrete techniques and methods for the selection of scenes and subjects and the manipulation of the camera and other equipment, they later came to realize that they needed a consistent theme to express through their photos. 2 indicates, at Time 1, 87 percent of the Old-timers already had a particular thematic preference for their photography, such as nature, human beings, or flowers, whereas only 25 to 40 percent of the Main-stayers and Newcomers showed the same tendency.
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3. Selection, optimization, and compensation among the three groups Selection Optimization Compensation Old-timers Being selectively involved in photography. Having their own theme. Changed own theme, because of aging. Taking many photos. Stressing importance of own theme and perseverance to catch good chances. Having clear knowledge to support others as well as themselves. Practicing techniques if they need them. Organizing knowledge to evaluate others’ photos. Acquiring knowledge from many sources.