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349 wordsMathew Brady was the son of Irish immigrants who came to the United States in the late 1830's, later that year they became residents of Saratoga Springs, where they became acquainted with the artist, William Page. Page was a large influence on Brady's artistic lifestyle teaching him trades such as jewel making, case making, and painting. Page took Brady under his wing and they moved to New York where Brady met Samuel F.B. Morse an artist who instructed Page in earlier days. Morse began the new a...
Great Photographer Of Life Magazine
2,786 wordsTHE CHRONOLOGICAL STAGES OF PHOTOJOURNALISM The origins of photojournalism can be seen in documentary photography as early as the 1870's. People were interested as to what far away countries looked like and what famous people looked like but never had the chance to see them. Photographers such as Roger Fenton went out and took photographs of the English troops in the Crimea. Over the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, Matthew Brady brought together many photographers including Tim O Sullivan to c...
War Photographer By Carol Ann Duffy
524 wordsResponse to War Photographer War Photographer is a poem by Carol Ann Duffy, published in a book called Standing Female Nude in 1985. The purpose is to shock people out of their complacency of war. Duffy has a view the war is filled with pain and that people in peaceful society can't really understand the full impact of war. The audience is whoever is interested in poetry. These days the audience for poetry is limited. Duffy is friends with two noted war photographers, and they inspired her to wr...
Civil War Photographer Mathew B Brady
758 wordsMathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer was written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk has written many good books for young people including: Saddlebag Salesmen, The California Missions, Frederic Remington, The California Gold Rush: West with the Forty-Niners, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Woman of Courage. Elizabeth now lives in San Marino, California with her husband. Mathew B. Brady was born somewhere between 1823 and 1824. His early life is...
660 wordsA Memorable Experience in Photography To experience photography, one must have a certain style of photographs to really appreciate or admire. Photographs are picturesque images and views that really catch the interest of the photographer. For me to experience and admire photography, it took me only one photographer to really appreciate the power it has his name is Robert Capa. Robert grew up in Hungary he experienced the political unrest and turmoil. He lived under the oppression of Horthy and k...
Known For His Photographs In War
463 wordsRobert Capa Robert Capa was born in Budapest, hungary in 1913. Robert Capa is most known for his photographs in war. Known for obtaining photos taken during a war that shows what it is like to be in a war. Showing things like the hardships that soldiers have to endure and the suffering of people whose homes and cities were destroyed as a result of war. His photos are divided into three categories: images of battle, images of the effect of war on individual soldiers and civilians, and the images ...
910 wordsWar Photographer By Carol Ann Duffy (Poem Analysis) "In his darkroom he is finally alone with spools of suffering set out in ordered rows. The only light is red and softly glows, as though this were a church and he a priest preparing to intone a Mass. Belfast. Beirut. Phnom Penh. All flesh is grass. He has a job to do. Solutions slop in trays beneath his hands which did not tremble then though seem to now. Rural England. Home again to ordinary pain which simple weather can dispel, to fields whic...
Nachtwey's Work As A Freelance Photographer
953 wordsHe has been a part of some of our countries' defining moments and events since the 1960's, and he's still going strong today. There are few who have made the impact on their field of work that James Nachtwey has on photography, specifically war photos, but, then again, there are few people like James Nachtwey. Nachtwey was born in Syracuse, New York in 1948. As a young boy, his family moved to Massachusetts, where he spent the remainder of his childhood. In 1966, at the age of 18, Nachtwey enrol...
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