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On Photography: Berenice Abbott, 1898-1991

On Photography: Berenice Abbott, 1898-1991

“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” –Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott & sculpture Berenice Abbott was born in Springfield, OH. In her

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

“I did have a very advanced grandmother, my mother’s mother, who wanted to buy me a camera. My parents wouldn’t let her. Eventually, she won, and I got a camera

On Photography: Victor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

On Photography: Vicktor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

Portraits are the most intimate photographs. The image will survive the subject. –Victor Skrebneski Chicago’s photographer He became interested in photography when he found a camera in a park. Seven-year

On Photography: Kenny Rogers, 1938-2020

“Well, I don’t think everything necessarily that I touch turns to gold, but I think I get great joy out of it regardless of whether it is successful or not.”

On Photography: André Kertész, 1894-1985

“Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph.” –Andre Kertesz Europe It was 1912. André Kertész bought his first camera. He was 18 years old and working

Brassaï On Photography

On Photography: Brassaï, 1899-1984

“Night does not show things, it suggests them. It disturbs and surprises us with its strangeness. It liberates forces within us which are dominated by our reason during the daytime.”

On Photography Martin Parr

On Photography: Martin Parr, 1952-present

“I looked around at what my colleagues were doing, and asked myself, ‘What relationship has it with what’s going on?’ I found there was a great distortion of contemporary life.

9 photographs by Robert Doisneau for On Photography on Photofocus

On Photography: Robert Doisneau, 1912-1994

“If I knew how to take a good photograph, I’d do it every time.” ―Robert Doisneau Photojournalism pioneer Robert Doisneau was a popular reportage photographer in France. His abundant work

On Photography for the week of 02-09-2020 the photography of Joel Grimes

On Photography: Joel Grimes, 1957-present

“No technical process or technique can create an artistic expression; this is reserved for the creative mind.” -Joel Grimes Artist, photographer Joel Grimes is a world-class commercial photographer with clients

On Photography 02-02-2020 Mary Ellen Mark

On Photography: Mary Ellen Mark, 1940-2015

“I just think it’s important to be direct and honest with people about why you’re photographing them and what you’re doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.”

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