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  • Analysis Of The Book ' Street Photography '

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    I’m sure you’re all looking forward the new weekly theme, but before we get to it, I wanted to bring everyone’s attention to the winners of last week’s theme—street photography. Thanks for the great suggestion XXXX. So, without further ado, here are the top three finishers for the Weekly Theme 6: Street Photography. A big round of applause to the winners—remember to head over to their blogs and congratulate them on their winning shots. And, of course, thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s

  • Garry Winogrand: The Godfather of Street Photography Essay

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    consideration of photography as art. This change in the way photography was approached was in large part to photographers such as Garry Winogrand, who turned photography into an art. Winogrand symbolized a new generation of photographers on the rise in the mid-1960s known as “street photographers.” While each photo is of simple, everyday life, they each contain an individual message and meaning much deeper than what was seen through the lens. His impact is still being felt in photography today and has

  • Street and documentary photography captures a subject or situation in a candid moment. The theme of

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    Street and documentary photography captures a subject or situation in a candid moment. The theme of the images can be broad. A portrait of a begging homeless child on a city street to a man walking his dog in an inner city park can remain under the umbrella of street and documentary photography as the photographer is capturing an honest reflection of that particular environment. The introduction of portable cameras has made it feasible for anyone with basic knowledge of how to use a camera to now

  • Street Photography Research Paper

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    Shooting street photography is something that many photographers aspire to but few every do. Too often photographers fear actually shooting on the street. They feel that street is a skill with too many demands. Or, they feel that other people will judge them too harshly. The great thing is that none of these things are true. With a few tricks of the trade nearly anyone can be on their way to creating world class street snaps. 1. Set Your Settings at Home Setting your setting at home means less

  • James Van Der Zee and Scott Shuman's Contributions to Photography

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    The roots are the core and provide us insight on how things originated. Photography has been around for a long time and there are many people who have contributed to the discipline. There are two individuals from different generations who have made a huge contribution in how the field is regarded. The first person I want to talk about who had a big influence on the photography community was a Harlem Renaissance street photographer James Van Der Zee. He captured the life, culture, fashion and

  • Two Pieces showing Photography as Art Essay

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    Analysis of: American Legion Convention-Dallas: Street photography by Garry Winogrand Skip, Philadelphia: A photograph by George Krause Art is such an eternal concept and part of our lives. It lives on through generations, transcending many periods, and can speak through many mediums. Art is a way of expression, when nothing else can capture, but is something that can be interpreted in many ways. I chose photography—that which best portrays mankind, in that it hides nothing and only

  • Camera Lucid Reflections Of Photography

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    “What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially,” Roland Barthes stated in his book Camera Lucida: Reflections of Photography. Photography is the key to capturing a moment in time that will not reoccur again. You can try, but it will not be that exact moment you once saw before. A camera is a very powerful tool. It allows the artist to use it to display and present their message they are trying to get

  • Documentary Photography Research Paper

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    The photography was considered as a documentary medium because of the replicas of the subject when it appeared 150 years ago. The technologically advanced cameras and development of photojournalism led to the development of realistic photos. Those photographs were considered a witnesses of reality as they expose the facts of life (Mullen 6). Gradually, manipulation in photography was looked upon to necessary to display the subject accurately. This was because the event was not clear in photographs

  • Social Work Photography Essay

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    The role of photography in the fight for social justice It always takes a single moment, a single instant, and a single flash to capture a photograph that has the potential of letting the world know how it looks like and the issues that it has to address (Collins, 2014). Most of the issues that are experienced in the world like having long years of violence between war-torn countries, a decade of devastating famine can all be seen and captured using a single camera click (Kennedy, 2016). After a

  • Photography Is A Type Of Art

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    Photography has been around for many years. In the time that the first camera was invented to present day, various styles of photography have evolved. Two types of photography that are very common today are street and nature or landscape photography. Although these styles of photography have many similarities, they have some differences as well. The subject, camera equipment, and location are three major differences in these styles. All types of photography will have a main focus, or subject. Street