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On Photography the photographs and motion studies of Eadweard Muybridge

On Photography: Eadweard Muybridge, 1830-1904

“Only photography has been able to divide human life. into a series of moments, each of them has the value of a complete existence.” –Eadweard Muybridge Landscapes Eadweard Muybridge began

The work of Garry Winogrand the street photographer of his generation In On Photography on Photofocus

On Photography: Garry Winogrand, 1928-1984

“Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed.” – Garry Winogrand Garry Winogrand “street” photographer Garry Winogrand’s interest in photography began while he

Rhine II 1999 by Andreas Gursky

On Photography: Adreas Gursky, 1955-present

“Since the photographic medium has been digitized, a fixed definition of the term photography has become impossible.” – Andreas Gursky Fine art photographer Andreas Gursky didn’t become a serious photographer,

On Photography: The photographs of Robert Frank

On Photography: Robert Frank, 1924-2019

“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ― Robert Frank Robert Frank is best known for his 83 black and white documentary photographs carefully curated from his take

2019-11-03 On Photography Albert Watson

On Photography: Albert Watson, 1942-present

“It doesn’t matter if you’re photographing a porter in a market in Marrakech or you’re photographing the king of Morocco. You have the same sympathetic approach to everybody. You have

On Photography — the photographs of Walker Evans

On Photography: Walker Evans, 1903-1975

“Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.” ― Walker Evans Walker Evans

2019-10-06 On Photography Steve McCurry

On Photography: Steve McCurry, 1950-present

“Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a person’s face.” – Steve McCurry India Graduating with honors

On Photography: the photography of Hiro

On Photography: Hiro, 1930-present

“To extract from a life what has shaped it along the way in an elusive exercise. Every experience has a hand in it. It is formed alone, with sudden brilliant

On Photography: Man Ray, 1890-1976

“Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred

Life magazine photographer featured in On Photography

On Photography: Marie Hansen, 1918-1969

“A good news photographer, particularly in magazine work, must fill some rather awesome qualifications. He, or she, must have a reporter’s nose for news, a movie director’s sense of the

On Photography: The work of Weegee a.k.a. Arthur Fellig

On Photography: Weegee, 1899-1968

“To me, pictures are like blintzes — ya gotta get ’em while they’re hot.” -Weegee  Weegee, the photographer Arthur Fellig’s pseudonym is the phonetic spelling of the Ouija board. He

2019-08-04 On Photography Co Rentmeester

On Photography: Co Rentmeester, 1936-present

“For me, the single word that best sums him up as a photographer is ‘bold’ ” -Philip B. Kunhart, Jr., editor, Life magazine describing Co Rentmeester Jacobus “Co” Rentmeester was