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1 Dorthea Lange Photographer

2 Who is the Artist?

3 Dorthea Lange

4 Migrant Mother What is her Medium?

5 Migrant Mother What is her Medium? Photography

6 What is photography? Photography is art using a camera.

7 Biography At age 7 Dorthea developed polio, which weakened her leg and caused her to walk with a limp. She believed that her disability was the most important influence on her character. Later Dorthea learned photography in New York, and opened her own portrait studio in San Francisco. Dorthea Lange was a renowned for her photojournalist work during the Great Depression. She photographed rural poverty and brought awareness to issues going on in the Great Depression.

8 Where is did the artist live?

9 Where did the artist live? The USA She was born in New Jersey but she later moved to San Francisco

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11 When was she alive?

12 During her life – the TV was invented –Tom and Jerry, Mickey Mouse, and Bugs Bunny were created –There were 2 World Wars

13 Aperture Dorthea Lange was one of the photographers who founded the photographic magazine, Aperture.

14 Vocabulary Line Form Space Value Color Emphasis Movement Composition

15 Photography When the camera puts the picture on the film, it makes a negative. The real picture shows up when you print it on paper.

16 Photography as an art form communicates ideas and feelings. Photographers use the same design elements and principles as other artists use to communicate ideas and feelings.

17 Photographers use Lines Line is a dot that moves from one point to another

18 Photography uses Form Form is a 3D closed area.

19 Photography has Form What kinds of form do you see?

20 Photographers use Space Space is the area around. Describe this space. Cotton

21 Photographers use Value Value changes from light, medium and dark based on the amount of light in the picture. What kinds of values do you see in this picture?

22 Photographers use Color

23 Photographers use Emphasis Emphasis is the strongest area of the composition, where all the attention goes. What is the emphasis in this picture? Child in Mississippi Delta

24 Photographers use Movement How can a photographer create movement ? Child Labor in Onion Field

25 Why is Dorthea Lange important? Migrant Agricultural workers family, 1936

26 Why is Dorthea Lange important? She took photos of the Great Depression Migrant Agricultural workers family, 1936

27 Conclusion Who did you study? Dorthea Lange What did she do? Dorthea Lange was a photographer and a photojournalist. She is most known for her work during the Great Depression. When was she alive? Where did she learn how to take pictures? In New York she took classes from famous photographers, and later opened a portrait studio in San Francisco.

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