dl_header

I wanted to give you a little perspective on today’s quote.  Be sure to read Scott’s article on her.

Here’s an excerpt from a documentary about her work. Thanks to the Getty museum for posting :http://bit.ly/gettygoogleplus

Dorothea Lange’s stirring images of migrant farmers and the unemployed have become universally recognized symbols of the Great Depression. Later photographs documenting the internment of Japanese Americans and her travels throughout the world extended her body of work. Watch the video to hear Lange discuss how she began her documentary projects for the Farm Security Administration, and learn how she felt about some of her assignments and subjects.
Video/Audio: Excerpts from Dorothea Lange: Under the Trees and Dorothea Lange: The Closer for Me, 1965, courtesy Thirteen/WNET New York. Interview segments from Dorothea Lange: A Visual Life , 1994, (c)Meg Partridge Films. Following images courtesy of the Dorothea Lange Collection, Oakland Museum of California: Dorothea Lange, American Photographer , Paul S. Taylor; Dorothea Lange and Paul S. Taylor in the Field, Arvin Camp, California , 1936; Ditched, Stalled and Stranded, San Joaquin Valley, California , Dorothea Lange, February 1936; Camp for Migrant Workers- Farm Security Administration, Shafter, California , Dorothea Lange, 1938. Music: No Dough Blues , Arthur “Blind” Blake, (c)Yazoo Records; Boll Weavil , W.A. Lindsey and Alivin Conder, (c)Yazoo Records.

______

This Post Sponsored by:

lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace—from bite-sized tutorials to comprehensive courses. Try lynda.com free for 10 days by visiting lynda.com.

Mosaic A complete solution for photographers using Lightroom who want to manage and share their photos. You can easily view images with their iOS app or web service. Plus your photos are backed up to the cloud with several plans to match your needs.

The HDR Learning Center Check out new ways to use High Dynamic Range photography to make compelling images. Free tutorials and posts to get results. Produced in partnership with HDRsoft.

500px Join the world’s premier photo community. 500px lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs.

Drobo Not only is Drobo 5D fast, but it’s easy-to-use, expandable, flexible, and protected.

The Topaz Labs Image Enhancement bundle. Open up a world of creative possibilities with a seamless, integrated workflow. You don’t need to be a Photoshop wizard to look like one. Click here and use the code photofocus to get a 15% discount.

Join the conversation! 2 Comments

Let us know your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus and Creative Cloud User as well as an author on Lynda.com. Rich has authored several books including From Still to Motion, Understanding Photoshop, Professional Web Video, and Creating DSLR Video.

Category

Inspiration, Shooting

Tags

,