Flashcards in Week 7&9 Deck (45)
He used a 400mm focal length
This process produces delicacy and soft greys
Peter Emerson used the:
He advised photographers to put lens slightly out of focus because this is how the human eye sees
This photographer rejected retouching
This photographer believed that photography was an artform
This photographer manipulated negatives by chemical means and by using slides on slides
Alfred Stieglitz joined:
The Society of Amateur Photographers and became their editor
based on principles of art
Who started pictorial photography
Henry Peach Robinson
treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting
Pictorial photography used an art principle called
What is straight photography?
People on the street, machines, abstractions, architectural scenes
Paul Strand studied under:
Earned a living making films
Where did Eugene Atget sell his work?
Artists, museums, librarys
What did Eugene Atget work with?
8x10 box camera, wooden tripod, glass plate
Opened own portrait studio in California in 1911
Was famous for abstract and realism, nude photography, obsessed with detail in clarity
Why did Edward Weston reject enlarging?
Loss of precision
Emerson used what kind of photography
During his career he won't 150 medals for photography in Europe and the US
These became an important avenue for photographers to get noticed
Alfred Stieglitz created his own publication called;
Camera Works and the "Photo-Secession"
to advance photography as applied to pictorial expression photography, to draw together Americans practising or otherwise interested in Art
Little galleries of the Photo Secession in NYC - 291 Fifth Avenue
Exhibited work by Secessionists along with paintings to associate photography with fine art
Paul Strand used
Straight photographic technique
He photographed "Blind" and "Young Boy"