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Edward Weston Background Edward Weston was born in March of 1886, in Highland Park, Illinois. Edward Weston spent most of his childhood in Chicago where he went to school at Oakland Grammar School. Edward Weston began photographing at the age of 16 after getting a Bull’s Eye #2 camera from his dad. Edward Weston first photos were of the parks of Chicago .
Edward Weston Edward Weston was known as one of the photography masters of the 20thcentury. Edward Weston legacy includes several thousand carefully composed ,and printed photography using natural landscapes. Such forms as artichoke, shells, and rocks .
Edward Weston Edward Weston opened a portrait studio between 1911 -1922 in Tropic, California. Edward Weston became successful working in a soft- focus, his style won many salon and professional awards.
Edward Weston Quotes Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual. Edward Weston Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk. Edward Weston I see no reason for recording the obvious. Edward Weston Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be. Edward Weston My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea. Edward Weston
Edward Weston These photos were taken by Cole Weston the photos are of Edward Weston
Edward Weston Edward Weston later wrote “The camera should be used for a recording of life, for rendering the very substance and quintessence of the thing itself, whether it be polished steel or palpitating “ . Edward Weston was later diagnosed with Parkinson disease which made it harder to use the camera equipment .
Edward Weston Weston, Cole,” Edward Weston Biography” 3 Dec 2010 http://www.edward-weston.com/edward_weston_biography.htm “Edward Weston Quotes” 4 Dec 2010 http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/edward_weston.html#ixzz Weston, Cole,” Edward Weston Natural Studies” 4 Dec 2010 http://www.edward-weston.com/edward_weston_natural.htm Weston, Cole,” Edward Weston” Portraits 4 Dec 2010 http://www.edward-weston.com/edward_weston_portraits.htm Weston, Cole,” Edward Weston Photographs ” 4 Dec 2010 http://www.edward-weston.com/edward_weston_clouds_trees_water.htm