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Would you please tell us a little about yourself?

I was born in Oklahoma and spent my child years in Tahlequah, a small town known as the Capital of the Five Civilized Tribes. 1,747 more words

Photographers

Preconceptions

The landscape module opens with the challenge to sketch a ‘landscape’ picture. Many people say they can’t draw, but I really can’t draw, so I will not burden the internet with an embarrassingly inadequate and indecipherable sketch. 1,167 more words

Exercises

Lee Friedlander Western Landscapes

The Western Landscape is a classic subject for American Photographers ever since the invention of photography—one might even argue that photography invented our vision of the American west, with views by O’Sullivan, Muybridge,  Edward Weston, and Ansel Adams (and many others). 900 more words

Memorializing Famous Photographers through Baseball Cards?

I found this great video of Mike Mandel who did a photo project in the 1970’s photographing famous photographers in “baseball” poses.  What a unique idea… 6 more words

Art

Edward Weston

Edward Weston is one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. He’s known well for his richly detailed and precisely composed black and white images of semi-abstract nudes, landscapes, and organic forms including close up studies of shells, vegetables and rocks. 207 more words

Famous Photographer Quote #0325

“Rules of composition are deduced from the work of strong masters and used by weak imitators to produce – nothing!”

Edward Weston

Edward Weston with his four sons.

Photography

When Edward Weston's Photographs Met Walt Whitman's Prose

One of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston, was once inspired by the poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Glass when he sought to capture the “real American faces and the real American places. 334 more words