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1

Ansel Adams

Landscape Photographer Americas most famous

Loved to photograph Yosemite

Used an 8x10 view camera

Developed the Zone scale

Used a microwave to dry his prints

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Mary Ellen Mark

Took pictures of people

Indians

Street Kids

Most famous image

Tiny

Prom series

Psych ward 81

3

Julia Margaret Cameron

Did portraits

Born in 1850

One of the first women photographers

Got her first camera in 1863

Concentrated on the role of women

4

Alfred Eisenstaedt

The V day picture “The Kiss”

Joeseph Goebbels

One of the first staff of LIFE magazine

Father of Photojournalism

5

Gordon Parks

American Gothic is most famous portrait

Picture of African American janitor that held up her broom in rotunda of DC

First African American to work for LIFE

Renassaince man

Photographed Muhammed Ali

Worked for the FSA

6

Josef Koudelka

Photographed Gypsies

Invasion of Czechoslovakia

Photographed in Prauge then paris

Used a Panoramic Camera

7

Robert Capa

War Photography

5 wars

D-Day most famous photograph

Fallen soldier also quite famous

8

Margaret Bourke White

Had the first cover of LIFE

First female war correspondent

Photographed Ghandi

South African coal mines

Hardcore lady

Germany in WWI

known for her WWII

Photographed Hitler’s people after assassination

9

Nicholas Nixon

Most famous for the brown sisters series

Did aids photography

Using an 8x10 camera

did boston architecture

Nursing homes

naked people

10

Dorthea Lang

Did the Dust Bowl

Did the Japanese internment camp

Worked for the FSA

Most famous for Migrant Mother

11

Helen Levitt

Took pictures of kids on the street

used a right angle viewfinder

Photographed in the 40s 50s

In the Harlem area

12

Bernice Abbot

Cityscapes

Salvaged atget’s work

photogrpahed in the 30s 40s

Changing New York is her famous series

Used a view camera

13

Lewis Hine

Pictures of New York City

Workers on skyscrapers

Would go in a basket to photograph at the right angle

Three famous projects

Started with Ellis Island social justice

child labor

Empire state building

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agitation

Spreading the chemicals to the film evenly

15

Angle of View

how wide an images is or how much you see through the viewfinder

16

aperature

size of the opening that lets in light

17

ISO

sensitivity of film to light

18

Circle of Confusion

the circles of light that create an image

19

condenser enlarger

light sent straight through the lens

20

Contact Sheet

print with all the positive images

21

contrast

Difference between light and dark

22

Density

buildup of silver

23

depth of field

Area of acceptably sharp focus

24

diffusion enlarger

Light refracted before it reaches the negative spreads it out

25

emulsion

The side of the negative that holds the light sensitive crystals

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fast lens

aperture opens wide

27

film speed

How sensitive film is to light

28

Flat print

a print without enough contrast

29

f stop

Aperture

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focal length

Distance between the lens and the focal plane when the lens is focused on infinity