Best known for his surrealist paintings (think green apples and bowler hats), but Rene Magritte also utilized photography to create his surrealist vision. See the full article here.
The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography
My first camera was a medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) which shot square format images. The square format forces a different kind of composition, thinking about a balance where all points are important and “resting” areas become extremely crucial. My Fuji X series has … Continue reading Shooting square today
The famous Norwegian painter, whose work often portrayed dark, personal narrative themes, also dabbled in photography. At a time when it was uncommon (and technically very difficult) to turn the camera on oneself, he created a serious of “selfies”. Read the full article.
Welcome to the Tri-C Photo II class who will be using this blog to augment and follow along with their own blog posts.
Juxtaposition of street photography and fashion aesthetics: Lindbergh/Winogrand, Women on street
“I think the best word is abstract,” Eggleston said. “Bach was not trying to tell a story with his music. And that’s attractive to me. I don’t know why.”