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What makes a good photograph?
Look at the following images and consider: <ul><li>Is this a good photograph? </li></ul><ul><li>If so why, if not, why not...
The Terminal , 1892 Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946)
Edward Weston Pepper No. 30 1930
Ansel Adams Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico 1941
Louis Jacques Daguerre,  Paris Boulevard  1839
Imogen Cunningham Agave Design 2  1920
BRANDT, Bill Halifax  1937
Eugene Atget Avenue des Gobelins  c.1926
Robert Mapplethorpe,  Ken Moody and Robert Sherman , 1984
Iriving Penn  Rhythm  (c.1950?)
<ul><li>Of the following list of photographers, select two artists and one work by each. Save the image on a file and writ...
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What Makes A Good Photograph

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What Makes A Good Photograph

  1. 1. What makes a good photograph?
  2. 2. Look at the following images and consider: <ul><li>Is this a good photograph? </li></ul><ul><li>If so why, if not, why not? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the photograph. What do you think the photographer has done to make the image so ‘iconic’? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of photograph is this? (Reportage/documentary, portrait, landscape, abstract, multiple image, interior, photomontage, still life) </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Terminal , 1892 Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946)
  4. 4. Edward Weston Pepper No. 30 1930
  5. 5. Ansel Adams Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico 1941
  6. 6. Louis Jacques Daguerre, Paris Boulevard 1839
  7. 7. Imogen Cunningham Agave Design 2 1920
  8. 8. BRANDT, Bill Halifax 1937
  9. 9. Eugene Atget Avenue des Gobelins c.1926
  10. 10. Robert Mapplethorpe, Ken Moody and Robert Sherman , 1984
  11. 11. Iriving Penn Rhythm (c.1950?)
  12. 12. <ul><li>Of the following list of photographers, select two artists and one work by each. Save the image on a file and write some brief notes on the images you selected. You will share you findings with your peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Peryer </li></ul><ul><li>Annie Liebowitz </li></ul><ul><li>Cindy Sherman </li></ul><ul><li>Gilbert and George </li></ul><ul><li>Joel Meyerowitz </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Bucklow </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Rodchenko </li></ul><ul><li>Ronnie Van Hout </li></ul><ul><li>Laszlo Moholy-Nagy </li></ul><ul><li>Henri Cartier-Bresson </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara Kruger </li></ul><ul><li>Starn Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Maggie Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Noble </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the following points in your notes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject – what is the photograph of? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Composition – how has the photograph been arranged? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light – how has light been used, what effect has been created? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus – what are we meant to be looking at, how has the photographer achieved this? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mood – what sort of feel has been evoked? </li></ul></ul>

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