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  • Short Lived Ansel Adams Gallery For Photography
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    February 20, 1902, a photographer was born. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Ansel Easton Adams was the only child of New England parents, Charles Hitchcock and Olive Adams. Adams' father was a businessman, whose company included an insurance agency and chemical plant. Ansel took an interest in music at an early age. He self ly taught himself how to play the piano, and he enjoyed being around the surroundings of nature. Ansel attended both public and private school. At home his fath...
  • Pictures For Margaret
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    Margaret Bourke- White Kelly Van Sickle Margaret Bourke- White never thought she would be a famous photographer. In 1921, when Margaret was 17, she went to college to study herpetology, or the study of snakes and reptiles. That same year her father died leaving her family with little money. To stay in college Margaret got a job taking and selling pictures of the college campus using her fathers broken camera. That summer she got a job as the photographer and counselor at a summer camp. Even thou...
  • Kinetic Theory Of Gases Maxwell
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    James Clerk Maxwell Introduction James Clerk Maxwell was a British physicist. Maxwell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1831. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy from 1841 to 1847. He then entered the University of Edinburgh, and went on to study at the University of Cambridge in 1850, graduating with a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1854. In 1860, he moved to London to become a professor of philosophy and astronomy at King's College. Due to the death of his father in 1865, M...
  • Walker Evans
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    One of America's greatest and most influential photographers, Walker Evans is credited with creating a vision of life in the 1930's as Americans would wish to see themselves: dignified and indomitable, even in the face of poverty and despair. He was a documentary photography pioneer whose portraits of the common man have earned him comparison with another American artist, Walt Whitman, Yet Evans might well have died in obscurity if not for a collaboration with the writer James Agee in 1936. The ...
  • Strange And Unusual Photograph
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    'David Moore has always expressed an interest in city skylines and seeks to depict them in unusual ways. ' This can be clearly depicted in his contrasting black and white (gelatin silver) photograph "Western Distributor Forms 1" taken in Sydney, 1979. David Moore grew up near the Harbour at Vaucluse and at the age of ten he found the habour environment to be a 'world of delight, adventure and mystery'. And at the age of 11, Moore was given his first camera and it was then that he began to take p...
  • Magnum Photographers
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    What is Magnum Photos? photojournalist. Magnum Photos is a photographic co-operative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer-members. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. There are constantly updated profiles on most countries of the world, covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics and news events, disasters and conflict. In short, when you picture an i...
  • Ansel Adams Center In San Francisco
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    Ansel Easton Adams Born in San Francisco, Adams manifested an early interest in music and the piano, an interest which he initially hoped to develop into a professional career. In 1916 he took his first photographs of the Yosemite Valley, an experience of such intensity that he was to view it as a lifelong inspiration. He studied photography with a photo finisher, producing early work influenced by the then prevalent pictorial ist style. Each summer he returned to Yosemite where he developed an ...

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