PH Final Set 2

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PH Final Set 2
2009-12-15 21:23:49

photo history
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  1. Cole Weston
    The youngest son of photographer Edward Weston and brother of photographer Brett Weston.

    He dedicated his life to photography and the theater.
  2. Erich Salomon
    1. After discovering the speedy Ermanox camera, he began photographing famous people for the illustrated press.

    2. His method of access was to take photographs of dignitaries while they were first unaware, and then show them the positive results to gain their confidence.

    3. His images were coined as "candid photographs," a phrase which was quickly picked up by the public.
  3. Felix Man
    contemporary of Erich Salomon who too used the Ermanox camera to capture the height of a moment - such as a conductor's baton - in low sensitivity lighting.
  4. Andre Kertesz
    1. a Hungarian-born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition

    2. He sought to capture the fleeting, never to be repeated image---specifically of unposed human subjects.
  5. Robert Capa
    1. a 20th century combat photographer and photojournalist who covered five different wars on varying continents.

    2. He prioritized capturing a dramatic moment over technical considerations so many of his photographs employ motion blur and a fair amount of grain

    3. he co-founded Magnum Photos, the first cooperative agency for worldwide freelance photographers.
  6. David Seymour (Chim)
    1. a Polish photographer and photojournalist who covered the Spanish Civil War

    2. In 1939 he documented the journey of Loyalist Spanish refugees to Mexico and joined the US army

    3. After the war, he returned to Europe to document the plight of refugee children for the recently formed UNICEF.

    4. Finally, he was one of the co-founders of Magnum freelance agency.
  7. Alfred Eisenstaedt
    1. a German American photographer and photojournalist renowned for his candid photographs, frequently made using a 35mm Leica.

    2. He is best known for his photographs capturing the celebrations of V-J Day (Victory over Japan) at Times Square
  8. Henri Cartier-Bresson
    1. a French photographer considered to be the father of modem photojournalism, by helping to develop the "street photography" or "real life reportage" style
  9. The Decisive Moment -
    1. book published by French street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, that included a portfolio of 126 of his photos.

    2. In it he defines photography as the recognition of a fact and the organization of visually perceived forms that express and signify that fact.
  10. Munchner lllustrierte Presse
    1. one of the leading German illustrated magazines of the late 1920's movement to integrate text and photographs, ultimately forming photojournalism.

    2. Its photo editor was Stephen Lorant.