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Documentary photography[use this one for as]

  1. 1. Documentary Photography
  2. 2. Documentary photography usually refers to a popular form of photography used to chronicle significant and historical events. It is typically covered in professional photojournalism, but it may also be an amateur, artistic, or academic pursuit. The photographer attempts to produce truthful, objective, and usually candid photography of a particular subject, most often pictures of people.
  3. 3. The earliest form of photography known as the... Daguerreotype This can be classed as documentary photography, as can all early photography due to its nature of recording. Photography was created purely to document the surrounding world.
  4. 4. As photography became slightly more accessible (I mean slightly...they still had to carry metal plates on which to develop) photographers were sent off to far exotic locations to report back with images of what they saw.... 1860’s Civil War
  5. 5. Robert Capa
  6. 6. Eddie Adams 1970’s
  7. 7. Iraq War
  8. 8. Robert Frank
  9. 9. Diane Arbus
  10. 10. Diane Arbus
  11. 11. Nan Goldin
  12. 12. Nan Goldin
  13. 13. LARRY CLARK
  14. 14. LARRY CLARK
  15. 15. Richard Billingham (born 25 September 1970) is an English photographer and artist who is best known for his book Ray's A Laugh which documents the life of his alcoholic father Ray and obese, heavily tattooed, mother Liz. RICHARD BILLINGHAM
  16. 16. Fay Godwin (17 February 1931 – 27 May 2005) was a noted British photographer, most widely known for her black-and-white landscapes of the British countryside and coast. Godwin was less active in her final years; in a December 2004 interview for Practical Photography, she blamed "the NHS. They ruined my life by using some drugs with adverse affects that wrecked my heart. The result is that I haven’t the energy to walk very far.” FAY GODWIN
  19. 19. MARTIN PARR
  20. 20. WHAT IS ?
  21. 21. A portrait executed in the subject's usual environment, such as in their home or workplace, and typically illuminates the subject's life and surroundings. By photographing a person in their natural surroundings, it is thought that you will be able to better illuminate their character, and therefore portray the essence of their personality.
  22. 22. WHAT IS THE ?
  23. 23. In 1935 as part of the New Deal in the United States, the Farm Security Administration (FSA) was an effort during the Depression to combat American rural poverty. The FSA adopted a goal of introducing America to Americans through photography and a group of talented photographers.
  24. 24. A series of photographs that are intended to tell a story or evoke a series of emotions in the viewer. A photo essay will often show pictures in deep emotional stages. Photo essays range from purely photographic works to photographs with captions or small notes to full text essays with a few or many accompanying photographs. Also a slide show or similar presentation, possibly with spoken text or music. Also referred to as Editorial