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