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OpenCV 3 Blueprints by Utkarsh Sinha, Quan Hua, Steven Puttemans, Joseph Howse

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Chapter 1. Getting the Most out of Your Camera System

Claude Monet, one of the founders of French Impressionist painting, taught his students to paint only what they saw, not what they knew. He even went as far as to say:

"I wish I had been born blind and then suddenly gained my sight so that I could begin to paint without knowing what the objects were that I could see before me."

Monet rejected traditional artistic subjects, which tended to be mystical, heroic, militaristic, or revolutionary. Instead, he relied on his own observations of middle-class life: of social excursions; of sunny gardens, lily ponds, rivers, and the seaside; of foggy boulevards and train stations; and of private loss. With deep sadness, he told his friend, Georges Clemenceau ...

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