Presentation on theme: "Researching a photographer from the past We are all influences by people around us. Photographers are no different."— Presentation transcript:
Researching a photographer from the past We are all influences by people around us. Photographers are no different.
Your task Find a famous photographer which specialised in any of these ‘forms’. Find out a little bit about them When were they born, died. What were they best known for? Where they started their career, that kind of thing. Describe their influences and where their work has been published, used or shown and what impact their work has had on contemporary photography.
What to research Name of photographer and brief life history, include dates, places etc. Examples of their work, include good/bad examples, experimental work, famous/iconic work. Techniques the photographer uses, type of equipment they use, studio/locations, how is their work presented and where? What style does your photographer use, give examples, i.e. black and white, specific subjects, special effects etc. What or who has influenced your photographer? Has your photographer influenced other photographers/artists? Include examples of where the influences came from, i.e. people, music, drugs, lifestyle. Compare your chosen photographers and give your own opinions both positive and negative on their work and style. Pass Pass tasks plus merit All tasks
Some photographers to look at Dorothea Lang Ansell Adams Galen Rowell Jacob Riis Lewis Hine Henri Cartier-Bresson
Dorothea Lange - Portrait/Documentary Photographer