Unit 4 Photographers: The Language Of Light

Nicephore Niepce 1827 - Essay - Memoire on the Heliograph Sally Mann’s series Southern Landscapes and Immediate Family Berlin-based documentary photographer Michael Schmidt (1945–2014) actively sought out a flat midday light: Early in his career, Eugène Atget also worked with midday light for the objective quality that it gave to his photographs. Asamura Bloomfield, ‘Volatile … Continue reading Unit 4 Photographers: The Language Of Light

Unit 3: Research Point : Henri Cartier-Bresson

Brief Watch the Henri Cartier-Bresson documentary ‘L’amour de court’ (‘Just plain love’, 2001) available on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/106009378 [accessed 19/01/18] Write up your research on the decisive moment in your learning log taking care to give a proper account of the three differing views offered above, and any further research you’ve undertaken independently. What do you … Continue reading Unit 3: Research Point : Henri Cartier-Bresson

Research Point: Unit 2: Lens Work

‘I’m inclined to think that there is no such thing as a photojournalistic image, only a photojournalistic use of an image.’ (David Campany) https://www.fotomuseum.ch/en/explore/still-searching/articles/26952_backwards_and_forwards ( Accessed 11.06.19 ) Don McCullin, 'This is how it is', Sunday Times Magazine, March 28, 1968 Don McCullin, 'This is how it is', Sunday Times Magazine, March 28, 1968 Eve Arnold, 'Vietnam, North Carolina', Sunday … Continue reading Research Point: Unit 2: Lens Work

Photographers Past And Present

1829 Nicéphore Niépce (1765–1833) talked about ‘automatically fixing by the action of light the image formed in the camera obscura’. In 1838, Louis Daguerre (1787– 1851) officially announced the invention of photography as ‘the spontaneous reproduction of the images of nature’. Eugène Atget (1857–1927) was a pioneer of urban street photography in Paris at the … Continue reading Photographers Past And Present