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Atget, Eugene

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Born in Libourbe, France, in 1857, Atget settled in Paris in 1890. He began photographing its streets and people, supplying images to fellow artists whose practice was to paint from photographs. American photographer Berenice Abbott...

Frank, Robert

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Robert Frank was born in Switzerland in 1924. He had already lived and worked as a photographer in the USA when he managed, with the influence of Walker Evans, to secure a grant to travel around the country to photograph its people...

Big Brother is watching you

Richard Salkeld

Having held the posts of course leader on both the Visual Arts and History of Art and Visual Culture courses at the University of Gloucestershire, Richard Salkeld is now senior lecturer in the university's Art and Design department, teaching undergraduate students of photography. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reading Photographs : An Introduction the Theory and Meaning of Images

Fairchild Books, 2014

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...Title: Still from Man with a Movie Camera, directed by Dziga Vertov, 1929Cinematographer: Mikhail KaufmanVertov’s ground breaking, silent documentary is a film about film. It is a modernist masterpiece exploring the nature...

Aesthetics

Richard Salkeld

Having held the posts of course leader on both the Visual Arts and History of Art and Visual Culture courses at the University of Gloucestershire, Richard Salkeld is now senior lecturer in the university's Art and Design department, teaching undergraduate students of photography. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reading Photographs : An Introduction the Theory and Meaning of Images

Fairchild Books, 2014

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...Title: Self-Portrait (‘Lola’), 2004Photographer: Sarah RoesinkThis beautiful image was a ‘test shot’ Roesink took with a pinhole camera made out of a shoe box. ‘When I developed the paper, I saw that the image had come out in these amazing...

Stieglitz, Alfred

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) was one of the most important and influential individuals in the development of photography as an art form in the twentieth century. He fervently supported the pictorialist style, going so far as to declare...

Muybridge, Eadweard J

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...In 1877 this British photographer, then working in America, settled the age-old dispute as to whether a horse has all four feet off the ground when galloping (they do) by using a series of successively triggered cameras. Muybridge...

Eastman, George

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Born in 1854, in Waterville, NY, George Eastman worked in a bank to support his widowed mother and sisters. However, his interest in photography led him to establish a company to sell his improved gelatin dry plates. In 1884 he patented...

Eggleston, William

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Eggleston’s influence on visual culture has been profound. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1939, Eggleston began experimenting with colour negative and transparency materials in simple rangefinder camera in the early 1960s. In 1967 he...

Giclée

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Giclée is the feminine past participle of the French verb gicler, which means to squirt or spurt. It was used – originally in America – to avoid having to apply the description ‘large-format ink-jet print’ for fine-art reproductions...

Niépce, Joseph Nicéphore

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Written on the mount of the image shown are the words: ‘Monsieur Niépce’s first successful experiment of fixing permanently the Image from Nature’. Joseph Nicéphore Niépce (1765–1833) can be credited with producing the first permanent...