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Edward weston

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

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