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To dare a fetish,
he ceded faith to a stalk–
Venus infers loss.
(Photo by Alfred Steiglitz)
John Biscello

Famous Photographer Quote #0392

“It is not art in the professionalized sense about which I care, but that which is created sacredly, as a result of a deep inner experience, with all of oneself, and that becomes ‘art’ in time.”

Alfred Stieglitz



The fingers,
shroud and baffling,
in temper and Sphinx,
the hands,
in sync
with the eyes
which saw
and praised, in rapture, 11 more words
John Biscello

A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz (1991) Ed Sherin

In 1991, American Playhouse, a PBS produced series presented A Marriage: Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. The production starred Jane Alexander as O’Keeffe and Christopher Plummer as Stieglitz. 978 more words

Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) Bob Balaban

Georgia O’Keeffe, a pioneer of the modern art movement and one of the most famous American female artists, captured through her abstract depictions of large flowers, animal skulls and the landscape of the Southwest, the power, the emotional pull and perception of abstraction in art. 975 more words

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Can we take up photography as a job

Photography for the hobbyist

    • “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
      — Alfred Stieglitz
    • “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.”
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What about Black and White photography?    

A fellow stopped by my shop this past week to see what kind of film cameras I was selling. I don’t think he was planning on a purchase as much as he was interested to see if there were still film cameras available and, likely, just wanted to kill some time in a warm shop after wandering along the freezing street. 508 more words