Posts Tagged: pictorialsm

of the week #9: Alvin Langdon Coburn

20th century master photographers This week’s top photography spot is held by photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. Born in Boston, USA in 1882, Coburn was introduced to Pictorialist photography by his cousin, F. Holland Day. Have you ever heard of Vorticism?  Coburn’s work

of the week #9: Alvin Langdon Coburn

20th century master photographers This week’s top photography spot is held by photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. Born in Boston, USA in 1882, Coburn was introduced to Pictorialist photography by his cousin, F. Holland Day. Have you ever heard of Vorticism?  Coburn’s work

Masters of Photography: a video

Play Me I recently came across this Youtube video while doing a spot of research; it could be the (a-Mazing) Nick Drake soundtrack or the stunning Windows Movie Maker editing skills (zoom in-zoom out-zoom in…you get the picture) but I

Masters of Photography: a video

Play Me I recently came across this Youtube video while doing a spot of research; it could be the (a-Mazing) Nick Drake soundtrack or the stunning Windows Movie Maker editing skills (zoom in-zoom out-zoom in…you get the picture) but I

of the week #8: F. Holland Day

20th Century Masters: Photographer of the week 8 F. Holland Day ”Fred Holland Day (Boston July 8, 1864 – November 12, 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was the first in the U.S.A. to advocate that photography should be

of the week #8: F. Holland Day

20th Century Masters: Photographer of the week 8 F. Holland Day ”Fred Holland Day (Boston July 8, 1864 – November 12, 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was the first in the U.S.A. to advocate that photography should be

of the week #6 Edward Steichen

20th century photographer of the week: Edward Steichen Edward Steichen was one of the greatest practitioners of 20th century photography and is regarded one of the most renowned master photographers of our time. In February 2006, his photograph The Pond—Moonlight (above) sold

of the week #6 Edward Steichen

20th century photographer of the week: Edward Steichen Edward Steichen was one of the greatest practitioners of 20th century photography and is regarded one of the most renowned master photographers of our time. In February 2006, his photograph The Pond—Moonlight (above) sold

of the week #5 Edward Weston

Photographer of the week: Edward Weston Time for photographer of the week, continuing Masters of the 20th century.  One of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has helped to inspire and support countless photographers to create

of the week #5 Edward Weston

Photographer of the week: Edward Weston Time for photographer of the week, continuing Masters of the 20th century.  One of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has helped to inspire and support countless photographers to create

friday feature: Brassai

Born at the turn of the 20th century in 1899, photographer Brassai (real name Gyula Halász) first lived in Brassó, Transsylvania. Brassai spent a year of his childhood in Paris and, enamoured with the city, he decided to move to

friday feature: Brassai

Born at the turn of the 20th century in 1899, photographer Brassai (real name Gyula Halász) first lived in Brassó, Transsylvania. Brassai spent a year of his childhood in Paris and, enamoured with the city, he decided to move to

a most pictorial picture

Pictorialist photography In my current quest of discovering more about photography’s history (I do wish Ian Jeffrey’s A Concise History was a little easier to read) I came across the term Pictorialism.   Apparently, the Pictorialist style was extremely popular

a most pictorial picture

Pictorialist photography In my current quest of discovering more about photography’s history (I do wish Ian Jeffrey’s A Concise History was a little easier to read) I came across the term Pictorialism.   Apparently, the Pictorialist style was extremely popular