History

Atlanta photographer Ron Sherman's photograph of Hank Aaron rounding the bases after breaking Babe Ruth's home run record with number 715.

Photographing Hank Aaron’s 715th homer

(Editor’s note: In this guest post, Atlanta photographer, Ron Sherman, recounts his Baseball Hall of Fame photo of Hank Aaron rounding the bases after hitting home run number 715 breaking Babe

On Photography: The work of Alfred Stieglitz

On Photography: Alfred Stieglitz, 1864-1946

“In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz is best known as the photographer who made photography accepted

On Photography: Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1898-1995

“I have to be as much diplomat as a photographer.” — Alfred Eisenstaedt The Associated Press hired Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1929 to work for them as a professional photographer out

Ansel Adams photos: Moonrise, Hernandez, NM and El Capitan.

On Photography: Ansel Adams, 1902-1984

“There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.” -Ansel Adams Ansel Adams was a photographer, environmentalist and a concert-quality pianist. He is best known for his photographs

Freedom Tower now stand in front of where the twin towers were before 9/11/01.

9/11 — Remembering the last 17 years

The great tragedy of mass death and destruction by terrorists piloting hijacked jets in New York City has left all of us who watched, in person or on our televisions

Edward Weston: Nude 1935 and Shell 1927

On Photography: Edward Weston, 1886-1958

“If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no shortcuts in photography.”  —Edward Weston Edward Weston was a seminal photographer of the first

Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Stieglitz Group

The Stieglitz Group was an essential number of photographers who pioneered then promoted the pictorial style of photography. (Check out my article on pictorialism here!) Through the efforts of these

Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Snapshot

The introduction of the Kodak camera and it’s ensuing popularity started an entirely new school of thought in photography; the snapshot. Previously, “snapshot” was used by hunters as a term

Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Industrialization

In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to

Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Mobile Studios

As long as photography remained chained to any sort of wet plate process, photographers found themselves encumbered by massive hardships in order to “take the show on the road”. However,