Harold Pierce Cazneaux*

07.09.2012 in12:10 in Art, Documentary, Old Masters -->


Harold Pierce Cazneaux (1878-1953)is regarded as Australia’s leading pictorial or art photographer. Described by Max Dupain as the father of modern Australian photography, his influence has been profound.

Cazneaux’s work is celebrated for its embrace of natural light, which he saw as a key element in developing photographs with a distinctly Australian character. His extensive and versatile photographic work – from city views and landscapes to portraiture – is a testament to his innovation, passion and drive to take photography as an art to the world.