The problem of photography is twofold: the problem of representation, and the presumption of reality that the photographic images elicits in the viewer the pervasive belief that a photograph depicts a referent, a real "how [...]
Brandt's photographs reflect the controversies of the British and European society in the twentieth century with the help of concentrating on the most provocative aspects and details.
Most of Cotton's photographs were devoted to the exploration of the serenity and beauty in the natural world, as can be seen in the photographs below.
In the middle of the 1850s, there were many photographers, whose projects caused people's admiration, and the works of Edouard Baldus, Imperial Library of the Louvre, and Roger Fenton, Rievaulx Abbey, may be considered as [...]
Matthew Abbott underlines one simple fact that Istanbul is the only place where East has all chances to meet West, this is why it is hard to predict the traditions and interests of Turkish people, [...]
This would have ensured that I had accommodated the rights of media, clients, society, and other stakeholders while still adhering to media ethics.
The photographer's decision to organize the order of photographs influences the viewer's interpretation of the image. The photographer captures an image from a focal position; the decision to capture the image is influenced by the [...]
The article by Peter Plagens is a reliable source of information about current technologies and the reasons why art is under the influence of digitization and what the consequences of such influence can be.
The background of the image is blurry, indicating that when Suau took the photograph, he had one central area of focus and opted to indiscriminately isolate the other items in the shot.
The main idea of the photo is to demonstrate the image of peaceful life in the country and imprint the routine and culture of Afghan people during the 70s of the past century.
The photographers involved in this project attached importance to the use of color. This is one of the recommendations that can be offered.
Another example of a thoroughly politicized photo, which during the course of the thirties was meant to promote the cause of Communism, is Alexander Rodchenko's Pioneer with Trumpet:
This is termed as documentary photography in which a value of a photograph is measured by its worth of objectivity, which depends on the subject matter, the perception of why it is taken, and the [...]
As highlighted by the focus of the light and the enlargement of the image, this makes the ribs of the horse to be the photo's point of focus.
Visual literature requires one to have the ability to analyze, interpret, and understand images with the aim of acquiring meaning through the cultural context in which the image exists.
In his essay, John Berger states that the war in Vietnam was one of the most influential transformations of the world.
Surrealism is considered to be a cultural movement of the early twentieth century and is commonly reflected in the works of art and writings.
The purpose of this report is to identify basic trends in the development of war photography and determine the conceptual, stylistic, and technical changes observed in the course of its formation.
The image is not for the faint of heart; however, it is fascinating in a way it is shot. It is evident that the robber fired a bullet into the camera to hide his identity.
This image is strong compositionally and gives a lot of space for creativity, as it lets the viewer create various interpretations.
The images that she deals with are associated with saucer magnolia blossoms and she aims to capture the exquisiteness of trees hence bringing-forth that magnificence to the attention of her audience.
Taking into consideration the infinite backing from the greatest producers, retouchers, and workshops in the professional photography niche, it is quite reasonable that Hogan and his team managed to furnace the lifelong contacts that provide [...]
The audience's personal experiences affects its interpretation of what the picture depicts, it might be close to the communication the photographer had wished to convey or a totally different perspective.
It is clear that the author believes that African Americans are victims of the development of the US society. However, 'the Lords of the Land' had the necessary mechanisms to suppress the revolts and make [...]
The disagreement regarding the focus of the Film and Photo league served as the basis for the emergence of The Photo League in 1936.
As a result, it is often possible to guarantee that the photo provided in the news is not a product of Photoshop.
In spite of the fact that the photograph is rather straightforward in its message, it is important to focus on this image of a young white woman's hand with words saying that we are all [...]
In this picture, the foreground is where the woman is seated and the background depicts transparent window of the apartment The photograph was likely taken in a broad daylight since outside the apartment to be [...]
The concept of art can be likened to the famous saying that 'beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. It does not necessarily have to have formal qualities, but what I would rather consider [...]
This approach has revealed the impacts of war on the lives of many people across the globe. McCurry had the opportunity to capture the portrait of a monk in Tibet.
The impression is of isolation and yearning for daylight, freedom, and a childhood foregone, in the midst of a machine-dominated world.
In the first place, he tried to inform people about the diversity of life in the city, which was a common trend for the beginning of the twentieth century.
Nevertheless, unlike Lewis Hine, Barbara Kruger chooses to combine different media, and in this way, she departs from the canons of the modernist art. Overall, this comparison indicates that the works of Lewis Hine and [...]
The photos are mounted on glass and owing to the fact that the setting is indoor, a lot of lighting is applied to prevent any darkness.
However, at the entrance of the gallery, I took a picture that shows the entry of the gallery that has photos on it.
According to Berger, images depend on the way of seeing of the person who has taken them. Berger insists that 'publicity images' and 'advertising images' have the same meanings.
To demonstrate this fact, the study explores the works of Sontag in her article titled, On Photography, and shows how digital photography changes her analysis about the "photographic way of seeing" life.
One of the most complicated and at the same time the most essential problems of the modern world, the racial segregation, and the racial hegemony is to be considered because of the growing number of [...]
Being born at the age of great changes and stresses, Lewis since his childhood was interested in the imprinting of some great moments of the history of American society.
According to the belief of Kellogg, the use of images was a great way to win the sympathy of the American society, especially of its upper class and to stimulate the support for social reform [...]
Photography captures the moments that are gone, portrays the reality of the past, and preserves the images that used to be real at the second when the photo was taken.
New and new tendencies and fashion took over the generations of European and American photographers, while for the photographers of Arabic and Middle Eastern countries the art of taking pictures was still new.
Because of the unique combination of urban background and the green elements, as well as the presence of such details as the cast iron, the change in the pictures of the pool not only shows [...]
The vivid play of light and color in the picture brings out the striking separation of the detached mass from the main iceberg.
Telling from the photograph, the three boys were part of the group playing games in the background and were called to attention by the photographer.
This is one of the arguments that can be put forward. This is one of the main points that can be distinguished.
Similarly, the use of color is critical in the composition of all the elements of a photograph. Due to the lack of color, the viewer has limited perception of the person and the environment in [...]
Therefore, the beauty that the photo represents is largely derived from the actual object. While Sontang acknowledges that the close-up is a reflection of truth, it is still subject to the photographer's viewpoint.
Secondly, the print media went on to use digital technologies to manipulate and alter actual images in order to display fashion, lifestyles and other desired outcomes with the aim of using them for advertisement.
The purpose of this paper is to develop a critical evaluation of Sontag's claim of melancholy and Photography, with reference to a photograph taken for a tombstone in a cemetery. In fact, the grave looks [...]
Frank practiced many forms of photography and he did photography both for the commercial and fashion purposes and was considered an influential American photographer who was also a mentor to many young American artists.
In this review, a comparison is made of the photographic approaches of Ann Parker and Manuel Alvarez Bravo, looking for similarities and differences in their art.
The knowledge influences the choice of image and the position of the subject in the photograph. The knowledge of the fundamentals of photographic arts creates a world of possibilities.
These two techniques showcase objects in an in-depth manner, concentrating specifically on the surroundings of the image and creation of an abstract form of art that shaped the history of photography.
His resistance stemmed from the fact that in the early decades of photography, photographs were meant to idealize images and for a picture to be considered beautiful, its subject had to be something beautiful.
According to the protectors of privacy, it is inappropriate to take photographs and circulate them without the consent of the individuals.
He promoted a new genre of art which is up to date cherished in Japan and other parts of the world.
He insisted that science was a core part of art and photography and thus, he endeavored to prove how the two were completely dependent. He was able to capture the economical effects of the depression [...]
Siskind, on the other hand, used photography as a skylight into the subconscious minds of Americans and a technique to react to the dirty happenings experienced in World War II.
The most significant problem on which she focuses in her works is the woman question in the context of the problems of First Nations in Canada.
The role of the media in the Vietnam War also raises issues of what the media ought to censor and report to the public.
The work was critical and outstanding compared to those of the other people in the field. Lange was involved in the living and social conditions of the people in the country.
However, in order to capture the beauty and uniqueness of the original artwork, as well as incorporate a range of innuendoes concerning the artist, the era that the art was created in, etc, very specific [...]
There are several aspects of these photographs that I would like to discuss, namely the interplay of light and shadow and structured space. This is the main lesson that I learned from the works of [...]
The works of Jack Dykinga have longed appealed to because this photographer is always able to emphasize the beauty of nature by paying attention to color patterns and space.
The history of photography cannot be complete without the analysis of the efforts of Daguerre and Herschel, the men behind the processes that revolutionized photography in the mid 19th century.
The pictures taken from scenes of dying soldiers in the American civil war are some of the reasons that evoked strong emotions, which led to the end of the war.
The essay concludes with a showcasing of a number of nineteenth century photographs that illustrate the wide range of uses, particularly in the realm of portraiture, that photographers of the nineteenth century employed the photographic [...]
This paper compares Weegee and Goldin's photography to address the connection between the middle years of the twentieth century, when photography began to expose realities in life, and the modern distrustful era.
He has helped in expressing the plight of the minority groups in the society and also in championing of human rights of the people all over the world.
Thus, as a result of the credibility, reliability and realism of photography, the development of photography was closely related to the industrial revolution, the scientific revolution and advancement in philosophy.
The bed is a work of art used to identify the life situation of the artist in the wider context of the society.
He maintained that a picture has a potential to create deceitfulness in the fantasy of 'what is', where the description of 'What was' is so specific.
For this reason, when the reproduction techniques of lithography and photography came up, most of the artists at the time viewed this as a gold mine. As to whether lithography and photography resulted in a [...]
Written by Elliot Smedley, "Escaping to Reality: Fashion Photography in the 1990s" explores how contemporary fashion photography is adopting realistic styles by using realistic activities contrary to ideal styles that had dominated art and photography [...]
Surrealism, which started after the World War I, in photography is one of the indicators of most important revolutions that have taken place over the history in the area of photography.
So as to discuss this topic, this paper shall: trace the development of photography on advertising; discuss the positive impacts of photography on advertising; and discuss the negative impacts of photography on advertising.
The vividness of the gender stereotypes which the art of photography disclosed was incredible, because of the new ideas of gender gap and the gender prejudices which the boldest photographers dared to take picture of.
The major point is that the works of Tom Williams can be found in both private and public collections, this is why the popularity of his works raises day by day, and, it is quite [...]
In this paper, the works, skills, and achievements of Jeffrey and Julia Woods will be analyzed; their awards and contribution to the world of photography is really magnificent, because they do not want to create [...]
Familiar though he is with the living conditions of the poorest of the poor in Kentucky, Adams nonetheless did not live in that culture, but alongside it, as an observer from a middle class background.
The theme of the article was unified by the photograph of the falling man which branched out to several stories surrounding it.the story of the photographer who took the picture, the story of the family [...]
The room is clearly in a state of disarray as the dishes and several other things in the room are unattended to.
Koboyashi informed them that he was a good man and that very many people in the country knew him."He was told that I am very good at planting cabbages and he wants to make me [...]
In its turn, this reflected the fact that during the course of the 20th century's initial phase, the classical conventions of physics have been thoroughly revised, due to the emergence of the Theory of Relativity.
The purpose of composition in this case is to bring out a distinction between the different elements of a work that is being portrayed in such a manner that the elements of the work that [...]
After the death of his mother in 1926, Parks was forced to move to Minneapolis, where he made a living by affiliating himself with a number of odd jobs, such as the job of a [...]
According to Nelson, the Maasai are part of the few tribes in the world that are quickly fading due to civilization and the increasing need for the world to form a global community.
In the case of modern day photographers the use of extensive photoshopping in order to change the appearance of models can be likened to the actions of history's artists in that their very survival depends [...]
The outcome of such polarization is that the light gets in through a medium is not the same as the one that comes out on the end side of the medium.
One of the brightest examples of the politician whose ambition to take the first position despite the circumstances is Barack Obama, the 44th President of the USA.
This element is evidenced by Rodeo which was taken in 1954 in New York city because one can not identify the face of the guy who is leaning on the dustbin but since Robert's photos [...]
The art of photography was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 18th century; this invention promoted the representatives of the middle class family with an opportunity to memorize the events and people and not to [...]
His presence is evident in numerous magazines and newspapers across the world especially in the editorial sections. In the background of the photograph is the lovely scenery of green vegetation and a blue sky.
The medium of photography in the post World War I period was almost too deliciously convenient a vehicle for certain proponents of the Dadaists and the Surrealists.
In his book A Concise History of Photography, Helmut Gernsheim takes the reader onto a time travel, explaining the origins of photography and telling about the opportunities that photography offers.
The combination of linear and curved lines, mainly monochromatic red color and asymmetry of the composition are the visual elements and principles of design which allow an artist to represent the chaos and beauty of [...]
It is of essence to note that a number of variations exist in the field of photography, for example, self-employment and commercial photographing are just some of the ways one can successfully earn a living [...]
The photography is also the means by which the shadow of the object understood as the real falls on the subject".
The formal approach to depiction of different objects and arrangement of the things can be considered typical of works created by Irving Penn.