PH Final Set 3

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PH Final Set 3
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  1. Berliner IlIustrierte Zeitung
    one of the leading German illustrated magazines of the late 1920's movement to integrate text and photographs, ultimately forming photojournalism
  2. Stephen Lorant
    A pioneering Hungarian-American filmmaker, photojournalist, and author, as well as the photo editor for the Munchner Illustrierte Presse.
  3. Brassai
    1. a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to fame in France with his beautiful night images of Paris streets and gardens in rain and mist.

    2. Published book titled "Paris by Night" in 1933 featuring these images

    3. His later work featured life of the city's high society and portraits of his artist friends.
  4. Life
    1. the first all-photographic American news magazine
  5. Margaret Bourke-White
    1. the first female photojournalist for Life magazine

    2. an early experimenter of the "multiple synchroflash" technique - an arrangement of multiple flash bulbs positioned at distant points from the camera and connected to it by extension wires.

    3. Her coverage included the Dust Bowl, Ghandi, and World War II combat zones - the first woman allowed entry to.
  6. Roy Stryker
    1. an American economist, government official, and photographer most famous for heading the Information Division of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression and launching the documentary photography movement of the FSA.
  7. Dorothea Lange
    1. an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).

    2. Her work spans a variety of subjects - worker strikes, migratory conditions, and Japanese internment camps- and profoundly influenced the development of documentary photography.

    3. Her most known photograph is titled "Migrant Mother," featuring two young children clutching their mother.
  8. "Documentary Photography"
    1. manuscript by Dorothea Lange

    2. she elaborates on the importance of documentary photography as a tool for "intimately and adequately" recording "our complex society."
  9. Walker Evans
    1. an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression.

    2. Much of Evans's work for the FSA period uses the large-format, 8x10-inch camera.

    3. He said his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are "literate, authoritative, transcendent"
  10. Russell Lee
    1. an American photographer and photojournalist who was part of the team of photographers assembled under Roy Stryker for the federally sponsored Farm Security Administration documentation project.

    2. After the FSA he continued to work under Stryker, producing public relations photographs for Standard Oil ofNew Jersey - over 80,000 images.

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