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100 Most influential photographers of all time. David Burnett | Photographer. Gregory Heisler ILFORD Lecture: Companion to "50 Portraits" Book and Gallery Show February, 2013. PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER GREGORY HEISLER. Matt Eich. Greg du Toit Blog. MICHAEL WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY. Ansel Adams - A Documentary Film 2002. André Kertész. Expected by his family to work as a stockbroker, Kertész pursued photography independently as an autodidact, and his early work was published primarily in magazines, a major market in those years. This continued until much later in his life, when Kertész stopped accepting commissions.

He served briefly in World War I and moved to Paris in 1925, then the artistic capital of the world, against the wishes of his family. In Paris he worked for France's first illustrated magazine called VU. Involved with many young immigrant artists and the Dada movement, he achieved critical and commercial success. Due to German persecution of the Jews and the threat of World War II, Kertész decided to emigrate to the United States in 1936, where he had to rebuild his reputation through commissioned work.

In the 1940s and 1950s, he stopped working for magazines and began to achieve greater international success. Biography[edit] Early life and education[edit] Hungarian period[edit] Circus, Budapest, 19 May 1920. Distortions, a photographic series by André Kertész. Perception of the body can be blurred. Various contemporary photographers express this concept through elaborate processes of distortion. We investigate the origin of this language in the seminal work of André Kertész. Hungarian photographer Kertész (1894 – 1985), a master of photojournalism in the 1900s, creates the series “Distortions” on commission in 1933. It includes 200 female nudes that are the result of optical experiments with reflections and mirrors.

His interest in distortions begins in 1917, when he photographs a swimmer underwater. Kertész’s nudes can be interpreted in various ways. In 1984, a year before his death, the photographer puts together a last series of distortions in Paris, shot inside an empty room that is transformed into an amusement park hall of mirrors. A technique that to this day poses questions regarding the art of photography, in the sense Kertész literally intends it as “writing with light”. Photos © André Kertész. The International Photography Index. John Paul Caponigro :: Digital Photography Workshops :: Illuminating Creativity. Ryan Brenizer — NYC Wedding Photographer. Problem solver, storyteller. » "Work is Love Made Visible." --Kahlil Gibran. Christian Ruhm - Portfolio. Adam Magyar. Saint Petersburg in Four Movements | Nailya Alexander Gallery.

Cole Thompson Photography. Cole thompson photography classic images in black & white Harbinger: \ˈhär-bən-jər\ noun 1. one that goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald. 2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign. Scroll down to view images Harbinger No. 16 - Near Palm Springs - 2014 Harbinger No. 1 - Utah - 2008 Harbinger No. 15 - Joshua Tree, CA - 2012 Harbinger No. 12 - Florida Coast - 2009 Harbinger No. 13 - Florida Coast - 2009 Harbinger No. 11 - Wyoming - 2009 Harbinger No 2 - Bandon, OR - 2008 Harbinger No. 14 - Des Moines - 2010 Harbinger No 3 - Oregon - 2008 Harbinger No. 5 - New Mexico - 2009 Harbinger No. 7 - White Sands, NM - 2009 Harbinger No. 6 - Las Cruces, NM - 2009 Harbinger No. 8 - Las Cruces, NM - 2009 Harbinger No. 9 - Las Cruces, NM - 2009 Harbinger No. 10 - White Sands, NM - 2009.

The Best Street Photographer You've Never Heard Of. Vivian Maier/John Maloof Collection IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO TAKE measure of Vivian Maier's photos without taking stock of her story. She was by all accounts remarkably private, someone who didn't always enjoy the company of other adults. And yet her photographs feel like a celebration of people—a celebration of what Studs Terkel, the late grand oral historian, liked to call "the etceteras" of the world. (One photography scholar I spoke with suggested Terkel and Maier would have made a formidable pair, like James Agee and Walker Evans.) Her subjects are often caught looking directly at the camera, apparently making eye contact with Maier, but she used a Rolleiflex, a box-shaped camera that requires the photographer to look downwards through the viewfinder. In other words, as it turns out, Maier didn't need to directly engage with her subjects, and many undoubtedly were unaware that she was, in fact, memorializing their images.

But I'm getting ahead of her story. She never exhibited her work. A history of Europe in pictures | World news. This Saturday the Guardian and Observer begin a unique publishing project: a in-depth look at the cultural, political and economic life of four European countries. To set the scene, we're giving away a moving two-part photographic history of Europe with the Guardian and Observer this weekend. Here are just some of the images that encapsulate our recent history.

Art/Museums: Edward Steichen at the Whitney Museum and Joanna Steichen's book, "Steichen's Legacy" Edward Steichen Whitney Museum of American Art Oct. 5, 2000 - Feb. 4, 2001 -------------------Edward Steichen" by Barbara Haskell, the Whitney Museum of American Art, 128 pages, 22 color illustrations and 23 duotones, $12.95 "Steichen's Legacy, Photographs 1895-1973" by Joanna T.

Steichen, more than 300 illustrations, Alfred A. The Pond - Moonlight, by Edward Steichen, 1904 By Carter B. Edward Steichen is photography's greatest artist as this large retrospective exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art clearly shows. During his long career, he not only excelled in many different genres, creating masterpieces in all, but he also was exceedingly influential as a curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art and as a fashion and celebrity photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines in the 1920's and 1930's and he also was an important adviser to the U.

"Landscape with Avenue of Trees," by Edward Steichen, 1902 Across the Salt Marshes, Huntingon, circa 1903, by Edward Steichen. Chase Jarvis Photography. Chase Jarvis Photography. LaChapelle Studio. Google Image Slideshow - Online Slideshows from Search Results. Katinka Matson. Vintage Photography by Neil Krug.