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Ansel Adams

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Mathew Brady
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May 18, 1822

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Documentation of the American Civil War

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Julia Margaret Cameron

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Alfred Stieglitz

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July 13, 1946

New York art galleries

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W. Eugene Smith

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October 15, 1978

Photo essays

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Dorothea Lange

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Alexander Rodchenko
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Constructivism

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Lennart Nilsson

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Richard Avedon
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Jerry Ueslmann

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  1. 1. Master of Photography: Ansel Adams Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:
  2. 2. Master of Photography: Born: Mathew Brady Died: May 18, 1822 Famous For: Documentation of the American Civil War Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image January 15, 1896 Civil war photogapher Black and White Biographical Information: Mathew B. Brady is heralded by many as one of the most well known and popular photographers of his time. His work with the Daguerreotype during its earliest years was noticed by many all over the country, and he was soon hailed as one of the leading pioneers of American Photography. Sample Image Description of Work: Mathew Brady (1823-1896) was one of the most prolific photographers of the nineteenth century, creating a visual documentation of the Civil War period (1860-1865). Sample Image
  3. 3. Master of Photography: Julia Margaret Cameron Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:
  4. 4. Master of Photography: Born: Alfred Stieglitz Famous For: B&W or Color: July 13, 1946 New York art galleries Type of Photography: Sample Image Died: January 1, 1864 Pictorialists Color Biographical Information: American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. He was married to painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Sample Image Description of Work: Stieglitz and other Pictorialists understood that a photograph was created when the camera was used as a tool, like a paintbrush was a tool. And they tried to show that they were a part of the art tradition by manipulating their photos in the darkroom, using tricks and techniques that were evidence of the human hand in the process. Sample Image
  5. 5. Master of Photography: Born: W. Eugene Smith Famous For: B&W or Color: October 15, 1978 Photo essays Type of Photography: Sample Image Died: December 30, 1918 Humanistic photography Black and White Biographical Information: Known for his refusal to compromise professional standards and his brutally vivid World War II. Sample Image Description of Work: Eugene Smith was perhaps the photographer who tried most heroically to make the magazine photostory meet the standards of coherence, intensity, and personal accountability that one expects of a work of art Sample Image
  6. 6. Master of Photography: Dorothea Lange Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:
  7. 7. Master of Photography: Born: Alexander Rodchenko December 5, 1891 Famous For: Died: December 3, 1956 Constructivism Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Black and White Biographical Information: Alexander Rodchenko was one of the most versatile artists in the Russia of the twenties and thirties. Between 1922 and 1924 Rodchenko turned increasingly to photomontages as related to poster art and book design. Photography was important to Rodchenko in the 1920s in his attempt to find new media more appropriate to his goal of serving the revolution. Sample Image Description of Work: he often shot his subjects from odd angles usually high above or below to shock the viewer and to postpone recognition Sample Image
  8. 8. Master of Photography: Robert Frank Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:
  9. 9. Master of Photography: Born: Lennart Nilsson Famous For: photographs of in vivo human embryos and other medical subjects Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Died: August 24, 1922 Medical photography color Biographical Information: Lennart Nilsson, born in Strängnäs in 1922, is a pioneer in medical photography. In association with researchers and with the help of advanced, specially designed equipment, he has documented the inside of man down to the level of a cell. Throughout the years, ha has devoted special attention to capturing the creation of a human being, from conception to birth. He began his career as a photojournalist in the middle of the 1940s and published a number of photo-essays in Swedish and foreign magazines, including "Polar Bear Hunting in Spitzbergen" (1947). Sample Image Description of Work: In order to show the foetal development from the earliest stage he used macro-lenses and instruments with special wide-angled lenses. Sample Image
  10. 10. Master of Photography: Annie Liebovitz Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:
  11. 11. Master of Photography: Born: Richard Avedon Died: May 15, 1923 Famous For: Work in the fashion world and for his minimalist, large-scale character-revealing portraits Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image October 1, 2004 fashion Black and White Biographical Information: By capturing American ideals of celebrity, fashion, and beauty in the 20th and early 21st centuries, Richard Avedon helped to establish photography as a contemporary art form. Avedon’s distinct style of portrait photography is nothing short of iconic. Sample Image Description of Work: He danced along with his models in the studio to create beautifully kinetic fashion shots; he conducted portrait sessions of such psychological intensity— standing next to his 8 x 10 view camera, meeting his subject’s gaze—that one sitter said, “He sucks your soul out through your eye sockets, and leaves you utterly drained.The force of Avedon’s personality is so strongly discernible in his most potent frames Sample Image
  12. 12. Master of Photography: Jerry Ueslmann Born: Famous For: Type of Photography: B&W or Color: Sample Image Biographical Information: Sample Image Description of Work: Sample Image Died:

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