Fifty years ago, today, July 20, 1969, the whole world paused to watch a really fuzzy video in black and white of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the surface of the
I feel like this topic is one that can be debated from here to eternity. It’s a fun discussion where everyone is right. Which has more emotion, black and white
(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
“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
“The real thing that makes a photographer is more than just a technical skill, more than turning on the radio. It has to do with the force of inner intention.
“I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do — that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very
“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
“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
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
“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
This week was a stepping stone for me. It was the third time I was covering the same annual CrossFit competition. Three years of hard work. Three years of experience.
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
Camera Work In 1902 Stieglitz, along with Joseph T. Kelley launched Camera Work, a quarterly publication that supported the ideals of the Photo-Secession movement with the purpose of to “loosely
In the late 1800’s photography was still basically like a baby giraffe learning how to get up and walk for the first time. Photography didn’t really know what it was,
Alfred Stieglitz is a name many photographers may recognize as “a big deal” but also a name that they might not be well acquainted with. While Stieglitz sets a lot
Photography moves from wet plates to dry There’s no denying that the wet plate process was not easy. It took considerable time, planning, effort, money, supplies, and proper logistics to
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
In the early life of photography, cameras (and all the gear that came with them) were large, heavy, and cumbersome. The wet plate processes, the only one available, required the
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
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,
As a woman, I naturally celebrate a little when I look back in the history of photography and see other women who have made significant contributions to my craft.