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Straight Photography

Describes the straight photography technique, history, and gives examples of photos.

Abigail Schreiber

on 2 December 2010

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Transcript of Straight Photography

Description Artists Ansel Adams Walker Evans Straight Photography Lewis Hine Just for Giggles Photography that attempts to depict a scene as realistically as
possible without any manipulation. Lewis Hine was an American sociologist and photographer. (1874-1940)

He used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs brought attention to and were instrumental in changing child labor laws in the United States.

He was a teacher but discovered that his vocation was photojournalisim after encouraging his students to use photography as an educational medium.

He photographed American Red Cross relief work in Europe during WWI

During the 1920s-1930s he photographed "work portraits" and drought relief in the American South During the Great Depession.

Nobody was interested in his work during his life, he died at age 66 with the same level of poverty that was recorded in his pictures., Was an American Photographer (1890-1976) who helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century. Was a student of Lewis Hine, and also used the camera as a tool for social reform.
Lived From 1902-1984 Was an American photographer and envirinmentalist.

Was best known for his pictures of the American West. Developed the Zone system, resulting in improved clarity and depth.

Was the founder of F/64 Had a 60 year career Paul Strand Other Examples 1903-1975 He is best known for his documentation of the Great Depression He was a staff writer at Time magazine in 1945
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