But then something changes! Maybe, she says, I’m at the right place at the right time. (more…)
Alvin Langdon Coburn (June 11, 1882 – November 23, 1966) was an early 20th-century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American pictorialism. He became the first major photographer to emphasize the visual potential of elevated viewpoints and later made some of the first completely abstract photographs.
In the last years of the nineteenth century French physiologist Etienne-Jules Marey finds novel ways to record and visualize the motions of the body over time. He’s not interested in the person but in the motion itself. He develops “the graphic method,” in which movement is abstracted from the individual, exists as an independent entity and, most importantly, a useful commodity.
“I have a vision of life, and I try to find equivalents for it in the form of photographs” (more…)
For more than a decade, German photography artist Michael Wesely has been inventing and refining techniques for making photographs with unusually long exposures – some as (more…)