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What photography can and should document

The social crisis of our time, however, calls for a redefinition of what photography can and should document. Obviously, not all documentary photography has to be...

How to Edit a Video

Editing a video is easier than most think, anyone can make a home movie look like a blockbuster with a little bit of...

Diane Arbus And Weegee Photography Essay

As a "people watcher," documentary photography has always been intriguing to me. I remember thinking how wonderful it was for photographers to be in the...

First picture

The first picture which will be analysed was taken by Damir Sagolj in April 2003. The photograph denotes an American soldier holding a small child...

Photography Essays - Bernd and Hilla Becher

Identify what you consider to be the legacy of the artist Bernd and Hilla Becher for the importance of the photographic image. ‘The modern photographer is...

Science and Technology Design

Project 1 Science and Technology Design Essay Today's digital word wouldn't be imaginable without optical, chemical inventions and their applications to the camera in the...

Photography is an art

Photography is an art that took many years and efforts of many individuals to perfect. Many different people in many different fields contributed to this...

Rankin And Richard Avedon Comparison Photography Essay

Richard Avedon and John Rankin Waddell (more commonly known as Rankin) have many similarities in their work and have also done many of the same...

Understanding Photography Then And Now Photography Essay

: Why is the photographic image so powerful & iconic, how do they produce connections of timelessness, and emotional context + what are the...

From reel to Digital cameras

Guide to buy a DSLR Gone are the days of cumbersome reel cameras. The era of digital photography is upon us and we are not complaining....

Skills as a photographer

Annie Leibovitz was born in Connecticut on the 2nd of October, 1949. She was one of six children born to Sam and Marilyn Leibovitz, a...

Evolution Of Photography Over The Centuries Photography Essay

Presentation: To my view photography it s a way to describe things, a way to express yourself and to show to the people how you...

Photography Themes and Issues

Photography Themes and Issues Essay Describe how a greater understanding of the social and historical context of a body of photographic work can be useful in...

Cameras are an everyday commodity

Introduction / history Cameras are an everyday commodity and are commonly used today. It is a much simpler and advance device compared to the first ever...

Nan Goldins Representation Of Gender And Sexuality Through Photography

In this essay I will be looking at how Nan Goldin photographs people and represents their sexuality and gender through her work as it has...

Photography

Using a broad range of critical, satirical, and photographic texts, assess the cultural reception of photography in the mid nineteenth century. To answer this question...

Dada

Dada was born in 1916 and over by the early 1920s.It was an international artistic phenomenon, a movement that most of the time was defiantly...

Photography and film

Photography and film have changed our notion of art. Discuss. To explore how photography and film have changed our notion of art, we must elude to...

Henri Cartier Bresson And Terence Donovan Photography Essay

To discuss the contextual differences of two artists. To compare and contrast two images by two different photographers. The two artists I have chosen...

Critical appraisal of Ansel Adams

There is an open question that defines photography theory as much as it plagues it: does a photographer take or make a photograph? Ansel Adams's...

Photography Essays - History of Photography

History of Photography When you look at a photograph from your favorite photographer what do you see? Does it remind you of your past or make...

Potential of suffering

Introduction Joel-Peter Witkin is a photographer who takes his idea from historic paintings to reveal the potential of suffering in human conditions. He worked as a war...

The JPEG standard

JPEG 2000 STANDARD: INTRODUCTION: Jpeg 2000 standard is based on the wavelet based compression developed for the needs of digital imaginary avoiding drawbacks of the past jpeg...

Digital SLR

Digital SLR In the late 1970's, compact cameras that were capable of making images on their own were introduced. Kodak was the one who produced...

Fine Art Photography And Influence In Dadaism Photography Essay

'Photography has played a controversial but an important role in the arts for the last 150 years'. The question is still debated whether photography is...

Contextual Positioning Of Photographic Media Photography Essay

Using one image that you feel is representative of the work of a particular photographer, movement or genre, contextually deconstruct the image, in an objective...

Most eloquent images

Another project which helped push her to the top was her documentation of the 'Rolling Stones' 1975 world tour. The photographs she created while she...

London Street Photography Exhibition Photography Essay

This exhibition shows images of London streets taken between 1960 and 2010, some of them come from the museum archives and was not exhibited before...

Reception of photography

Using a broad range of critical, satirical, and photographic texts, assess the cultural reception of photography in the mid nineteenth century. The mid nineteenth century...

The Work Of Julius Shulman Photography Essay

"The photographer assumes a role of tremendous responsibility in reporting literally as a communicator. The mind dexterity and the ability of the person with the...

Observations Of A Landscape Photographer And Architecture Photography Essay

The objective of this thesis is to see how the ob­servations of the landscape photographer can fur­ther inform the relationship of architecture and the landscape....

Documentary photography

Intro Documentary photography is extended form — that is, a work composed of a sizeable number of images. Some relation to text is a given, even...

Postmodernism

Introduction to postmodernism, the media and the 'real' The increasingly mediatised culture we live in today has lead us to be dominated by and dependent upon...

The Disposable Camera

The Disposable Camera Brief This report aims to explain and understand the fundamental workings behind the popular and revolutionary disposable camera. The connection between the Lens and...

Photography Essays - Monstrous Imagery

Chasing the Dragon: Capturing the Significance of the Monstrous Chapter One: What is a monster? There are perhaps two kinds of monster: the monster that sprung...