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December 9: Missing

December 9: Even the most conscientious of bloggers must have a day off, I think. It’s midnight and I haven’t posted. I feel a compulsion to write something for yesterday and all sorts of photographers coincide in some way with this date; Karl Blossfeldt being one. 304 more words

Loewe 001

Loewe opens a chapter in perfume industry, just like other prestigious houses with historic legacy. After the Spanish brands’ ready-to-wear and accessories rebirth sparked by Jonathan Anderson’s innovative direction, Loewe introduces… 178 more words


Neue Sachlichkeit

“It’s important to see things the way they are.”
—Otto Dix

Almost by accident (my favorite mode of living these days …) I discovered the art of Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897–1966). 284 more words



Plant still lifes were also perhaps the first works of pure photo-typology in Karl Blossfeldt’s “Urformen der Kunst” (English ed: “Art Forms in Nature”, 1929). 39 more words

Matthew Greenburgh

Karl Blossfeldt's Gorgeously Creepy Floral Photography

Karl Blossfeldt was a photographer and artist who invented a camera/photographic technique that could magnify its subject to show its texture in impressive detail. His main subject was plants, and the new technique, combined with his knowledge of composition, resulted in some of the most fascinating, beautiful, and creepy photographs of plants ever. 225 more words

Artists I Like

Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher and artist: I appreciate his photographs because they are more earnest and less glossy than Edward Weston’s. 34 more words

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Alexandra Julia reblogged this on Alexandra Julia and commented:

A nice, small blog on Karl Blossfeldt. Makes a nice change to come across a blog with his work whilst researching rather than the many many websites that can be extremely difficult to read.