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History of photogrphy

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antonio macias

on 4 February 2013

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History of photography Ansel Easton adams Photography career 1932-1935 Was the first American photographer and environmentalist best known for his Black-and-White landscape photographs with fred Archer adams developed the Zone system as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print in 1927 Adams produced his first portfolio parmelian prints of the high sierras,in his new style which which included his famous image monolith the face of half dome taken with his korona view camera using glass plates and dark red filters between 1929 and 1942 Adams work matured and he became more established. Picture of Ansel Adams picture of him taking a picture of whatever he was taking a picture of picture of a random cactus that Ansel Adams took out of no where a random picture of cattle that ansel Adams took . Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer whose humane, spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form.

his own life took a dramatic turn in 194o following the german invasion of France cartier bresson joined the army but was soon caputured by german forces and forced in to a prison-of -war camp for the next three years n 1943, after two failed attempts, Cartier-Bresson escaped for good and immediately returned to his photography and film work. He created a photo department for the resistance and following the end of the war, was commissioned by the United States to direct a documentary about the return of French prisoners. n 2003, Cartier-Bresson, along with his wife and daughter, took an important step in securing his legacy as an artist with the creation of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris in an effort to preserve his work. His later years would also see him awarded numerous awards and honorary doctorates for his work.

Just a few weeks shy of his 96th birthday, Henri Cartier-Bresson passed away at his home in Provence on August 3, 2004 His own life took a dramatic turn in 1940 following the German invasion of France. Cartier-Bresson joined the army but was soon captured by German forces and forced into prison-of-war camp for the next three years.
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