What is photography? Photography is art using a camera.
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.
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
Photographers use Movement How can a photographer create movement ? Child Labor in Onion Field
Why is Dorthea Lange important? Migrant Agricultural workers family, 1936
Why is Dorthea Lange important? She took photos of the Great Depression Migrant Agricultural workers family, 1936
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? 1895-1965 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.