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Finding Myself In Photography ~ Stuck In The Mud: Series 1/Article 2

Now I’m ready to take on the mysteries of  Photoshop while rehabbing my shoulder. Where does one begin? I suppose doing an honest evaluation of existing images is a good starting point. 410 more words


Autochromes by Alfred Stieglitz, 1907-1917: Mrs Selma Schubart ca 1907. From Retronaut


Vietnam Street Portraits

Obsessions with subject matter are commonplace among visual artists. Photographers are no exception. Famous examples in photography include Eugene Atget’s early morning documenting of empty Paris streets, … 892 more words


Stephen Shore

Stephen Shore was born in October, 1947 and is an American photographer, most well known for being one of the pioneers in colour photography. Shore’s work, which mostly falls into the documentary and urban landscape genres, has been widely exhibited and published over the last 40 years, and he was the first living photographer, since Alfred Stieglitz 40 years earlier, to host a one-man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. 642 more words


Research Point (i) – Paul Seawright’s series ‘Sectarian Murders’

To see how Paul Seawrights’s work challenges the boundaries between documentary and art it is worth first examining these boundaries.

In his essay ‘On the Invention of Photographic Meaning’ (Sekula, 1982: 84-109) Allan Sekula attempts to define in historical terms the relationship between photography and high art using a comparison between two photographs:  ‘Immigrants Going Down Gang Plank’ by Lewis Hine (see fig. 508 more words

Documentary Photography

 “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”

– Alfred Stieglitz


Alfred Stieglitz and The Photo Secession

The images I’ve been producing lately, featuring an antiqued tinted look achieved entirely through post-capture processing – remind one of the Photo Secessionists. Indeed, I’m striving somewhat intentionally at least partly in that direction. 301 more words