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 ...Читать далее →
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Na verschillende losvaste baantjes werd Dirk de Herder begin jaren dertig dokahulp bij Capi-Lux in Amsterdam. Daardoor kwam hij in contact met de uit Duitsland afkomstige theaterfotograaf Kurt Kahle, die hem fotografisch schoolde. In 1935 begon hij in Beverwijk zijn eigen atelier als persfotograaf. Maar tijdens de crisisjaren was dit geen eenvoudige opgave en al snel verhuisde hij naar Amsterdam-Zuid. ...Читать далее →
Charles Nègre (1820–1880) was a pioneering photographer born in Grasse, France. He studied under the painters Paul Delaroche, Ingres and Drolling before establishing his own studio at 21 Quai Bourbon on the Île Saint-Louis, Paris. Delaroche encouraged the use of photography as research for painting; Nègre started with the daguerreotype process before moving on to calotypes. His "Chimney-Sweeps Walking", an ...Читать далее →
Award-winning photojournalist Esther Bubley is recognized for both her artistic composition and her superb story telling ability. Bubley's career in documentary photography and photojournalism was launched in 1942 when Roy Stryker hired her to work in his dark room at the Office of War Information (OWI), where his famed Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographic project had recently been transferred. In ...Читать далее →