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    • Documentary Photography
    • What is Documentary Photography/Photojournalism?
      • Images that chronicle significant or historical events
      • Images that together tell a story of the human condition
    • Characteristics of Documentary Photography/ Photojournalism
      • Truthful
      • Objective
      • Candid
      • Usually of people
    • Documentary Photographers
      • Matthew Brady
      • William Henry Jackson
      • Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine
      • Dorothea Lange
      • Gordon Parks
      • Arthur Rothstein
      • Walker Evans
      • Manuel Rivera-Ortiz
      • Sally Mann
      • Nan Goldin
      • William Eggleston
      • Lee Friedlander
      • Henri Cartier-Bresson
      • Eugene Atget
      • Sebastiao Salgado
      • David Goldblatt
      • Andrew Stark
      • Bill Brandt
      • Daniel Lorenzetti
    • Matthew Brady
      • Documented the Civil War
    • William Henry Jackson In 1869 documented the scenery along the Union Pacific Railroad route for promotional purposes.
    • Jacob Riis Documented NY City in late 1800’s early 1900’s to bring impoverished conditions to light.
    • Lewis Hine His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States.
    • Dorothea Lange Known for her Depression era photojournalism for the FSA.
    • Gordon Parks Documented the life of Ella Watson who cleaned the FSA building.
    • Arthur Rothstein Worked for the FSA. Photographed Gee’s Bend, AL.
    • Walker Evans Worked for the FSA. Document effects of the Great Depression in large 8x10 format.
    • Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Rochester/Zurich/New York based photographer, focusing on projects depicting poverty in the world.
    • Sally Mann Documented her children growing up.
    • Nan Goldin Photographed Bowery’s (NYC) hard drug subculture.
    • William Eggleston Eggleston's mature work is characterized by its ordinary subject-matter. Eggleston has a unique ability to find beauty, and striking displays of color, in ordinary scenes.
    • Lee Friedlander Photographed the urban "social landscape." Fragments of store-front reflections, structures framed by fences, posters and street-signs.
    • Henri Cartier-Bresson Considered the father of modern photojournalism. He helped develop the "street photography" or "real life reportage" style.
    • Eugene Atget Noted for his photographs documenting the architecture and street scenes of Paris.
    • Sebastiao Salgado Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist. Noted for photographing workers in less developed countries.
    • David Goldblatt Documented South Africa’s human landscape in the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.
    • Andrew Stark Urban street photography of Sydney, Australia.
    • Bill Brandt An influential British photographer and photojournalist known for his high-contrast images of British society.