Studio History

A photographic studio is a workspace to take, develop, print and duplicate photographs. Photographic training and the display of finished photographs may also be accommodated in a photographic studio. The studio may have a darkroom, storage space, a studio proper where photographs are taken, a display room and space for other related work. The Lafayette studio has one […]

Imogen Cunningham

  We have had a couple of briefs that have been focused on flowers and botanicals, the photographer Imogen Cunningham is well known for her botanical work and worth researching. Imogen Cunningham born April 12, 1883 died June 23, 1976 was an American photographer known for her botanical photography, nudes, and portraiture. Cunningham’s professional career span […]

New Topographic Photography

“New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape” was an exhibition that epitomized a key moment in American landscape photography. The show was curated by William Jenkins at the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House (Rochester, New York), and remained open to the public from October 1975 until February 1976. For “New Topographics” […]

Henri Cartier-Bresson research

My contextual studies assignment was on Henri Cartier-Bresson, in preparation for this I researched him, I feel I learn best when researching to watch documentaries and interviews about the subject when possible. Henri Cartier-Bresson Interview: I am already familiar with a lot of Bresson’s work but this interview was a great way to see the […]