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History of Photography.docx

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MPS 301
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Ian

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History of Photography Germany Pictorials Movement th th Late 19 t early 20 Paul strand vs. Renger-batch? Plants - Incredibly sharp photos with a wide tonal range - - Text given was called joy of photography? - Detail Paul strand and Weston views on straight photography Text Die welt is Shon – The word is beautiful Wanted to originally call the book “things” however, the publisher disagreed 100 photos by Renger - Photos only reproduced on the rights hand pages - Photo groups by types ( animals, portraits and such….) - Widely seen and distributed in Europe The argument of the book in its importance of -Photographic seeing – the scene that the camera does and how the chanel We must learn how to see the world the way that the camera does Isolated the characteristic detail of something that can represent the whole - The snake and the metal factory and how the detail that I captured can represent the whole in a documentary form - Parallel with Weston as interest in the detail Photography displays a new kind of beauty and the beauty of functional objects - New and the reflection of the camera itself - One can find in nature all of the structures of form and creation, the source of creation and ideas (esp.…. gothic architecture and the structure of plants and the growth of stems) No.45 and No.40 from the book The form of the wave and its shape against the shore and church steps - The structure of the steps outside of church and its resemblance to a wave on the shore - - The last part of the books intro is on symbols and how different cultures have different symbols - The different symbols are from different experience and how they have lost there experience for modern people and have now become art forms - The other picture is of spades and describes how we now rely on the reproduction of exact objects through assembly line New photography becomes tools for advertizing and waste from factories and aestheticism the world and changes the bad to beautiful Carl Blosfeldt - Right slide were a college for teaching - Left slide the set that came from his book - Grew up in a small town shown skill for draw went to an art collage - Spent 10 years in Italy an Greece collecting plants to be used as studies for art students as idea for architecture - Believe that nature was the source of everything - He developed and created his own glass plate micro lens cameras and then enlarge them onto 11by14 or larger papers to create source material for his students He would make colleges to display an accumulative portrayal of plant forms Carl Blossfeldt – Dog Wood At the end of one school year a critic came in and organized a show with his “modern art
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