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Art of the night #21

Alfred Stieglitz, From the back window, 1915


Video: Masters of Photography - Gertrude Käsebier

This video is a summary of the life and career of the American photographer Gertrude Käsebier (1852 – 1934) known for her beautifully composed portraits of women, children, and family life at the turn of the century. 217 more words

Opinion Leaders

An early photographer's shadowy, soft-focus city

Born in 1886, Karl Struss distinguished himself as a cinematographer in early black and white movies, working with Cecil B. Demille and Charlie Chaplin, among others. 344 more words

Lower Manhattan

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
— Alfred Stieglitz (1864 -1946)

Stieglitz is well remembered for his quotes, and using the medium of photography at the turn of the 19th/20th centuries to document a change from ploughing fields to the industrial revolution.

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Photography Quote of the Week - Alfred Stieglitz

“Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
―     Alfred Stieglitz

Photography Quotes

Assignment 3 Self Portrait

Susan Bright’s (1) argues that the self portrait is a photographic compulsion, an argument supported by the rise of the selfie (see here), but in nearly fifty years of photography I cannot remember taking a single, intentional self portrait.  973 more words

Self Portrait

Themes in Assignment 3 Self Portrait

The shadow self portrait has deep roots in the history of art and I wanted to position my series in this context, to reference my images, not just to photographers such as Friedlander, Maier and Stielglitz but to other artists like Renoir and Monet. 734 more words

Research And Reflection