Throughout history newspapers have been dominant. They have informed citizens about events taking place throughout the world and allowed us to see the world in many different ways. The emergence of photography in the 1920s sparked the invention of photojournalism. This created; credibility, new celebrities, and additional corporate competition.
Gyula Halász is considered one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. He’s a Hungarian-born French photographer, painter, and sculptor. He’s primarily known for his photographs that capture Paris nights dramatically. He’s more known by his pseudonym, “Brassaï”, which comes from his native city Brassó. To begin, we’re going to take a look through his life.
Taking photographs may seem simple, but being a photographer is more than browsing through the viewfinder and pushing the exposure button. A photographer needs to know how to analyze the scene, speak in words that language cannot, and reach to the souls of people through a picture. During the Great Depression, many photographers captured the scenes of poverty and grief. However, there was only one photographer that truly captured the souls of Americans. According to Roy Stryker, Dorothea Lange "had the most sensitivity and the most rapport with people" (Stryker and Wood 41). Dorothea Lange was a phenomenal photographer that seized the hearts of people during the 1930s and beyond, and greatly affected the times of the Great Depression.
George Eastman invented roll film and an easy to operate camera that made photography easier for anyone to experience photography. He founded the Eastman Kodak Company to manufacture cameras and photographic supplies, making the art of photography available to the masses. This talks about his life and how he came about the inventions that made photography easier for people to use and produce their own photographs.
Alex Kotlowitz met Lafeyette and Pharoah Rivers in 1985 while working as a journalist. He was interviewing them for a photo essay in Chicago magazine on children living in poverty. The violence that occurred every day where the brothers lived in Governor Henry Horner Homes, or Horner, disturbed Kotlowitz. Lafeyette and Pharoah are 12 and 9 years old at the start of the book but have experienced more than many kids their age. The boys did not seem sure of what life held for them. Lafeyette told Kotlowitz, “If I grow up, I’d like to be a bus driver,” Lafeyette was not sure that he would grow up at just 10 years old (x). Kotlowitz wanted to show what it is like for children growing up in urban poverty after seeing the brothers’
Born of Irish immigrants in 1823 in a little place called Warren County, New York; Mathew Brady is known as “The Father of Photojournalism.” While a student of Samuel Morse and a friend of Louis Daguerre (inventor of the “Daguerreotype,” a method of photography that the image is developed straight onto a metal coated surface), in which he had met while under the study of Morse, Brady took up his interest in photography in the year of 1839, while only seventeen years of age. Brady took what he had learned from these two talented and intellectual men to America where he furthered his interest in the then-growing art of photography.
photography. He was delightful about what other photographers were doing. They might not have the
Gregory Crewdson’s photographs are rich in details that evoke different emotions, narratives, and engage the audience’s interest. He carefully chooses different lighting, camera angles, and other elements to help develop a visual and mental story to the audience. Through his photographs, he digs into a commonplace and challenges the normal reality to bring forth things that are surreal, haunting, or desirous. His photographs are very unique and creative, and they capture the sense of alienation and unreality. The photographs are very abstract and they tell a strong story visually but an even stronger story mentally. In flash fiction, the writer uses sensory details to engage the reader’s interest and help convey a visual image. The writer has
Chuck close was not always like this.He was not always paralyzed from the neck down,and not always in a wheelchair,he was born like any other average child but he was not always focused in school because he was diagnosed with dyslexia around the time he was born.
Ansel Adams was a famous photographer. He was born on February 20th, 1902, in San Francisco, California. He intended to be a pianist but soon changed his mind, after taking up the hobby of photography. His skills and training in piano helped him develop a career in photography. Adams met his wife on a trip to Yosemite and got married in 1928. They had two children together, Michael and Anne.
In our Unit 2 reading, it explains the art of photography and how it has really complimented paintings an artwork from painters such as Paul Delaroche. As many artists thought that “arts of painting” and “arts of photography” would leave little room for the creative representations painters and photographers provide. However, it turned out that Delaroche and many other were wrong and paintings and photos still thrive.
very involved with journalism, whether it be through writing or photos. As a journalist, his career
The name "Photography" comes from the Greek words for light and writing. Sir John Herschel, was the first to use the term photography in 1839, when he managed to fix images using hyposulphite of soda. He described photography as "The application of the chemical rays to the purpose of pictorial representation". Herschel also coined the terms "negative", "positive" and "snapshot".
Susan Sontag said photographs sends across the harmlessness and helplessness of the human life steering into their own ruin. Furthermore the bond connecting photography with departure from life tortures the human race. (Sontag 1977:64)
Photography is a very interesting career choice. It can take people to places they only ever dreamt of going. Although it is a lot of fun, it is also a lot of work. There is many different types of equipment, lighting, cameras, and photographers. You must learn about it all in order to choose the perfect type of photography you want to do. Photography, is not just about capturing photos of objects, it is about how photographers see the world. Being a photographer, there are many responsibilities you must have. For starters, photographers have to be able to market and/or advertis. This will help them to attract customers or clients. On top of being able to market and advertise, they must also be able to analyze and plan compositions of