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1

He used a 400mm focal length

Peter Emerson

2

This process produces delicacy and soft greys

Platinotype

3

Peter Emerson used the:

Platinotype

4

He advised photographers to put lens slightly out of focus because this is how the human eye sees

Peter Emerson

5

This photographer rejected retouching

Peter Emerson

6

This photographer believed that photography was an artform

Alfred Stieglitz

7

This photographer manipulated negatives by chemical means and by using slides on slides

Alfred Stieglitz

8

Alfred Stieglitz joined:

The Society of Amateur Photographers and became their editor

9

Pictorial Photography

based on principles of art

10

Who started pictorial photography

Henry Peach Robinson

11

Chiaroscuro

treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting

12

Pictorial photography used an art principle called

Chiaroscuro

13

What is straight photography?

People on the street, machines, abstractions, architectural scenes

14

Paul Strand studied under:

Lewis Hine

15

Earned a living making films

Paul Strand

16

Where did Eugene Atget sell his work?

Artists, museums, librarys

17

What did Eugene Atget work with?

8x10 box camera, wooden tripod, glass plate

18

Opened own portrait studio in California in 1911

Edward Weston

19

Was famous for abstract and realism, nude photography, obsessed with detail in clarity

Edward Weston

20

Why did Edward Weston reject enlarging?

Loss of precision

21

Emerson used what kind of photography

Straight photography

22

During his career he won't 150 medals for photography in Europe and the US

Alfred Stieglitz

23

These became an important avenue for photographers to get noticed

Salons

24

Alfred Stieglitz created his own publication called;

Camera Works and the "Photo-Secession"

25

Photo Secession

to advance photography as applied to pictorial expression photography, to draw together Americans practising or otherwise interested in Art

26

Gallery 291

Little galleries of the Photo Secession in NYC - 291 Fifth Avenue

27

Exhibited work by Secessionists along with paintings to associate photography with fine art

Gallery 291

28

Paul Strand used

Straight photographic technique

29

He photographed "Blind" and "Young Boy"

Paul Strand

30

How many photographs did Eugene Atget produce?

10,000 photographs in 30 years