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  • Great Depression
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    Documenting the Depression: The FSA photographers and Rural Poverty The Great Depression fell hard in the year of 1935 bringing what seemed to some people the end of the world. But in truth, the Great Depression was nothing near the end of the world, in fact the year of 1935 was not the first year nor was it the last year that many families had suffered and went hungry due to lack of work. Families forced to leave their home. Children going in hunger while their bellies pierced with pain. Mother...
  • Picture Of A Postcard Of New York
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    1. Close Up Picture Number: 1633 For this compositional strategy I chose a picture of a postcard of New York showing the skyline, twin towers included, being held by a steel fence. Above it is another picture showing Jesus kneeling. The two images are in the center of the picture creating a symmetrical balance. The repetitions of the fence forming the diamonds in the background dose not make it go unnoticed because you realize that without it the pictures could not be held up. Looking closer you...
  • People From The Middle East
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    When you take a look at ths i picture what do see? Everyone sees it differently, but it all depends on the view you give it. There are people in this world that do bad things and there are other people that make a stereotype on a group of people based on a certain group. That is something that we need to stop. Since 9/11 many people have developed a mentally of what a Middle-Eastern people look like, act like, and should be like. Many people today even got there mentality wrong about there relig...
  • Quality Of Hype In Junk Mail
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    The art of hype pervades advertising of all kinds. You can see it everywhere you go. It's characterized by its extensive use of exclamation points, big words, powerful colors, and giant pictures. You " re sure to see several trademark symbols and percentages that they claim you will save. What they hide are the details which are quite often exceptions to their claims and end up rendering their savings minuscule. These details are usually confined to 'fine print' which they expect no one to read....
  • Life Of Famous Richard Avedon
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    Bright lights, flashes going off, beautiful and famous people everywhere, creative set designs, and everyone working to make the photo shoot perfect. This was the life of famous Richard Avedon. Avedon is one of the most successful photographers of the 20th Century. He is known for his fashion, advertising, exhibitions and book photographs that he has done. Richard Avedon was born in 1923, in New York City. Avedon attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx. He never completed his high schoo...
  • Second And Third Picture The Little Girl
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    When I took this class I came in with no knowledge of photography. To me pictures were just a piece of film from the past. I never appreciated photography until I entered this class and viewed the pictures from the book and visited the New York Historical Society with photographs from Milton Rogovin. His exhibition truly surprised me. When I heard about this trip I thought it was going to be another museum visit. The second I entered his exhibition I see a huge wall with two people dancing the t...
  • Evans Photographs
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    Walker Evans was born in 1903 in St. Louis Missouri. He grew up in Toledo, Chicago, and New York City. In 1922 Evans graduated from college after studying literature. Six years later he decided to become a photographer. In 1930 his first photographs were published. Walker Evans was an important contributor to the development of American documentary photography in the 1930's. His photos are well detailed depictions of people and artifacts of American life (Masters 1). His photographs showed the p...
  • Pictures Of The Havenhill Loch Ness Monster
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    Fish Are Not the Only Thing in Loch Ness Many people have been arguing about whether the Loch Ness Monster exists or not. The Lock Ness Monster (LNM) supposedly lives in Loch Ness. Loch Ness is a lake in northern Scotland that is twenty-four miles long and one mile wide. The word Loch in Gaelic translates into the English word lake. Loch Ness used to be part of the north sea before the ice age. Loch Ness is located on a fault line, which rose up to cut off Loch Ness from the North Sea. Then, dur...
  • Just One Picture
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    Photographs are a lot like art because when you take a picture it can take on a totally different meaning. I may interpret a photo or a piece of art differently then someone else. There is a picture that I have seen when Bill Clinton was President. The President is walking his dog and holding hands with his daughter and wife. I would interpret that the President is trying to be like the rest of the world in that he is a family man who likes animals. In the picture you can not see their faces so ...
  • One Of The Photographs On The Wall
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    "A portrait is a photograph that makes people attractive, to re-enforce their own views". Angus McBean "A portrait is a photograph the linked people in there own environment" Bill Brandt "A portrait is a photograph taken quickly with natural lighting". Jane Bown "A portrait is a photograph that tries to show the soul of a person" Yousuf Kars h (of Ottawa) "A portrait as a photograph of someone who knows there being photographed". Richard Avedon Guardian Newsroom Talk and Exhibition During our vi...
  • Eight Hours For The Picture
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    The Outcome I agree with the concept that most people when thinking about art, refer to it as a framed painting. I feel that everyone is an artist and has some sort of inner artistic ability within them. I think it's sad when people just think of art only as people like Picasso, or Ansel Adams. The truth is there are some many forms of art, and everyone has it in them to create it. To meet he actual scientific process of photography is such an amazing one. To actually look at anything you wish a...
  • People Look At A Photograph
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    Photography: Critical Analysis When I looked at this specific picture many words came into my head, but the first five words that I immediately thought of were rejection, poor, depression, sadness, and helpless. As I examined this photo further I began to ponder about what the story behind this specific picture was. This helped me think of three important questions that were; what happened to these people? How are they feeling? And most importantly, who are they? When I look at this picture ther...
  • Pictures Of Princess Diana
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    Memories of "Our Princess" Do you visualize a particular image when an event is brought up, that directly relates your thoughts to it? People often do not encounter the events they tell stories about. Usually their information comes from "pictures and stories that circulate from one generation to the next". This memory is called postmemory and is what Marianne Hirsch used in "Projected Memory; Holocaust Photographs". The pictures of horrific worldly events are put on covers of magazines and tele...

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