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      • Born on June 11, 1815 in British India
      • Died on January 26,1879
      • Nationality: British
      • Educated In Paris
      • Style: Photographer; Portraits of celebrities and beautiful females; Arthurian themes
      • Used silver gelatin print
      • In 1863, became a member of the Photographic societies of London and Scotland
      • Married to Charles Hay Cameron (1795-1881)
      • Had Six Children
      • Retired to India, attempted to continue to photograph there, almost none of Cameron’s work from India survived
    • The Study Of Cenci-May; 1868; Silver Gelatin Print; Size unknown
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      • A brown/black photograph
      • Two people; A female child and a young adult female
      • Both wrapped in a white cloth
      • The child appears to be sleeping or looks slightly dead
      • The adult is gently kissing the child's forehead
      • Both seem to have fair hair and skin
      • The photo is a portrait
      • Both girls have wavy curly hair
      • Movement: The kissing of the child’s forehead; the vertical position of the two girls
      • Value: the cloth’s wrinkles and the girl’s values of their hair and face.
      • Balance: the two girls are on the same plane to one another
      • Line: the contours of the girls’ faces, also the contours and wrinkles of the hair and cloth
      • Shape: the rounded shape at the top
      • Space: the negative space in between the girls
      • Repetition: the two girls look similar to one another
      • Form: the smooth shapes that the faces of the girls make
      • The artsit was trying to represent the kiss between a mother and a child; such as a goodnight kiss, since the child appears to be sleeping
      • Or a kiss of peace in death, a final kiss before laid to rest between a mother and a child.
      • Or the mother bringing peace to a uneasy child, like a nurturing kiss.
      • This photo overall a beautiful photo. The composition is well done. The two figures almost look like they are made out of stone, almost angelic. I questioned this photo, because the child figure almost looks dead, so it got me thinking is the kiss of peace, a kiss of laid to rest? Also if this is between a mother and child. The elements and principles are well done in this photo. The whole composition is wonderful
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      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Margaret_Cameron
      • http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.celtic-twilight.com/camelot/art/cameron/selfportrait.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.celtic-twilight.com/camelot/art/cameron/index.htm&usg
      • http://www.victoriaspast.com/JuiliaMCameron/juliacameron.htm