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History of PhotographyOctober 12.docx

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MPS 301
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History of Photography October 12, 2010 Photographs derive from previous art from an maintain the same principles -Such as Painting or drawing Borne uses the same conventions to photograph the Indian landscape as he had the English landscape Photo’s in publication note, Text, Portrait notification When writers and theorists document photography - it is seen as light writing - Private/ authoritative - All of which as contained in documentary photography However, this kind of photography deals with different perspectives and different ideals The shift from a an anthropological server and the interest of an avid photographer 1860-1870 Thomas 1877-78 – Published a book with three installments 3 photos and 3 texts He states that he will show us 2 different types of people - Ones that you may interact with or that you may see in life The second type of people he planned on showing were people we would never meet because they were the poorest Walkers model is more interested in documenting a situation that changing it or making a political statement Jacob Reese 1849 born in Denmark and was trained as a carpenter Immigrated to US in 1970 Secured a job in the New paper world and returned to Denmark in 1975 and began career as a journalist How The Other side Lives was published by Reese as a social commentary and was aimed to change the way people lived - This crime, unsanitary actions and living conditions must change He later discovers that his words are not enough and that he must use photography to get people to listen to him - Uses photography not to document but, to display what he sees - He uses many devices to further construct a point of view He photographs women different from men in the sense that there is order, laundry done He creates moving pictures of child who are being exploited - Argues that the tenement should be destroy as well as the people, however, the children should b
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