Archive for Photography Masters

Images: James Nachtwey

Posted in Art, Images, Life, photography, thoughts with tags , on June 2, 2008 by anuvuestudio

Blackness for 25 seconds…

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Masters who capture moments

Posted in Art, Images, Life, photography with tags on April 19, 2008 by anuvuestudio

The first photograph that caught my young attention was by Irving Penn. It originally served as the cover for Vogue Magazine in 1950. I saw it much later, while in my teens… and for me, it was a turning point in “seeing”. Since then, I have studied and collected books on various Photographers who captured an image that left me with a lasting memory. Below are just a few of the greatest legends…

W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
Tomoko in her bath, 1967

DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
At the Cotton Wagon, Migrant Agricultural Worker, Eloy, Arizona, 1940

RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
Nastassja Kinski and the Serpent, June 14, 1981

DIANE ARBUS (1923-1971)
Child with Toy Hand Grenade, Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962

HARRY CALLAHAN (1912-1999)
Eleanor, 1947

EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

The Vanishing Race, 1904

HORST P. HORST (1906-1999)

Mainbocher Corset, Paris, 1939

IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
Black and White Vogue Cover, 1950

ALMA LAVENSON (1897-1989)
Eucalyptus Leaves, 1933

ALFRED EISENSTAEDT (1898-1995) 37,000
V.J. Day, Times Square, 1945

TINA MODOTTI (1896-1942)
Mexico, c. 1926

EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)
Fiftieth Anniversary Porfolio, 1902-1952

JULIA MARGARET CAMERON (1815-1879)
Study of a Magdalen, July 1874

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
Siphnos, 1961

ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864-1946)
The Steerage, 1907

ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley, 1948

LISETTE MODEL (1899-1983)
Reflections, NYC, Rockefeller Center, 1939-45

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)
Fort Peck Dam, Montana 1936

Paul Strand (1890 – 1976)
Blind woman, New York, 1917

Imogen Cunningham (1883 – 1976)

Marsh, 1901

Fan Ho (B. 1932)

Approaching Shadow 1952