Friday, November 12, 2010

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Chosen Photos From Contact Sheet

(Rule of Thirds, Rhythm)
(Symmetry, Rhythm, Repetition)
(Rhythm, Asymmetry)
(Repetition, Texture)
(Rule of Thirds, Rhythm)
(Rule of Thirds, Symmetry in Building)
(Rhythm, Rule of Thirds)
(Rhythm, Repetition, Texture)
(Asymmetry, Symmetry, Repetition)
(Great Symmetry Up Until The Rectangle, Asymmetry, Repetition)
(Great Asymmetry, Repetition)
(Great Asymmetry, Repetition)
(Asymmetry, Texture in Wood, Rhythm, Repetition in Pants)
(Great Rule of Thirds, Rhythm, Texture, Asymmetry)
(Great Repetition)
(Great Rule of Thirds--Great Repetition In Floor/Jeans)
(Rhythm--Great Rule of Thirds)

Contact Sheet

Rule of Thirds

Text Over Pic

Pics From Doc


Artist Report

  • Jim Brandenburg

-Landscape/Nature Photography

-Intent: to relax viewers/bring a feeling of spring season

-Conveys a message that nature is welcoming and relaxing

-Emphasis: green, in focus grass in front

-Perspective is extremely important

-View focused grass first—then move all around picture to look at out of focus areas

-Emotional Impact: peacefulness

-Color photography

-http://www.jimbrandenburg.com/

  • Walker Evans

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to show the woman’s emotion—bored and apathetic

-Conveys a message that life in her current town is boring and stressful

-Emphasis: woman sitting on chair with hand rested on cheek

-Perspective is extremely important

-View woman first—then move to book, lamp, chair, and table

-Emotional Impact: Apathy

-Black and White

-http://www.bpb.org.uk/file-uploads/small/DP59406_300dpi_1.jpg

  • Annie Leibovitz

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray legendary Keith Richards backstage

-Conveys a message that Keith Richards is tremendously serious and isolated

-Emphasis: Richards playing guitar

-Perspective is extremely important

-View Richards first—then suitcase and rest of room

-Emotional Impact: Peacefulness/Intrigue

-Color photography

-http://adage.com/images/random/0308/KeithRichards.jpg

  • Dorothea Lange

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to inform the nation of families struggling and enduring harsh living conditions

-Conveys a message that many families are struggling to survive with insufficient money and living conditions and we neglect them

-Emphasis: depressed man

-Perspective is extremely important

-View struggling man first—then woman with baby and setting

-Emotional Impact: sorrow

-Black and White

-http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/45506000/jpg/_45506006_782a.jpg

  • Edward Curtis

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray a poster child from a third-world country

-Conveys a message that he is taught to be serious and mature—he will never experience a true childhood

-Emphasis: child

-Perspective is extremely important

-View only child

-Emotional Impact: sorrow

-Black and White

-http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/3c12213u.preview.jpg

  • Gordon Parks

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray an African-American man without his rights

-Conveys a message that African-American men were discriminated against in the past and were not actually “free” (as this man is stuck being a janitor and getting minimum wage—if pay at all—and isn’t allowed to perform tasks that white people can)

-Emphasis: man with cleaning supplies

-Perspective is extremely important

-View man with cleaning utilities first—then American flag

-Emotional Impact: sorrow

-Black and White

-http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://content.answcdn.com/main/content/img/oxford/Oxford_Photo/0198662718.african-american-photography.1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.answers.com/topic/african-american-photography-to-c-1960&usg=__Jtt01H-MVo7Uns7jbt5mCz0qBkA=&h=885&w=675&sz=91&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=BNgdgnUOwDOtZM:&tbnh=127&tbnw=110&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dgordon%2Bparks%2Bphotography%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26biw%3D1126%26bih%3D717%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=331&vpy=95&dur=398&hovh=156&hovw=119&tx=113&ty=99&ei=fi7QTKK-LIeVnAfmpKyOBg&oei=Zy7QTPzTBKmsnAf55cyPBg&esq=4&page=1&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0

  • Lee Friedlander

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray woman’s face on television screen

-Conveys a message that the woman has literally sucked herself into the television while she has been locked away in her room secluded from everyone

-Emphasis: face on screen

-Perspective is extremely important

-View screen first—then door slightly ajar, lamp, and garbage bin

-Emotional Impact: intrigue

-Black and White

-http://c2ladob.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/lee_friedlander.jpg

  • Man Ray

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray the intimacy of lesbians

-Conveys a message that lesbians can experience just as much intimacy as heterosexual couples

-Emphasis: two heads resting on each other

-Perspective is extremely important

-View heads first—then hair, facial expressions, clothing, and obscured background

-Emotional impact: love

-Black and White

-http://www.surrealists.co.uk/artistsimages/ManRay-NuschandSoniaMosse.jpg

  • Ansel Adams

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray the life of a man living with multiple disorders and horrible living conditions

-Conveys a message that there are numerous, underprivileged people barely living in the world and that we must not forget them—we need to help them

-Emphasis: man’s face

-Perspective is extremely important

-View face first—then shirt, hands, coffee cup, pants, feet, floor, and background

-Emotional Impact: sorrow

-Black and White

-http://americanart.si.edu/images/1983/1983.63.15_1a.jpg

  • Lois Greenfield

-Artsy Photography

-Intent: to portray a group of people connected and flying together

-Conveys a message that it’s important to always focus on the future and to stay close to others for support

-Emphasis: three people flying

-Perspective is extremely important

-View man’s face and body first—then the woman in the middle and the woman on bottom

-Emotional Impact: intrigue

-Color

-http://www.dailyartfixx.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Lois-Greenfield-7.jpg

  • Anne Geddes

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray a baby and a similar-looking dog

-Coveys a message that babies are extremely similar to dogs because of their soft, cuddly appearance, their cute eyes, their habits, and their IQs

-Emphasis: baby’s face

-Perspective is extremely important

-View baby’s face first—then the wrinkly puppy and the baby’s body

-Emotional Impact: happiness

-Black and White

-http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_W0Na151jTgc/Sq5oq97bVPI/AAAAAAAAAOw/tBPleolidy8/s400/Anne_Geddes_wall_anth08.jpg

  • Edward Weston

-Artsy Photography

-Intent: to portray a man sitting on a couch wearing nothing but scuba gear (and there’s a plate filled with apples beside him)

-Coveys a message that this man is forced to be “pure”, as he doesn’t breathe our polluted air and he wears no clothes that would be made in impure factories

-Emphasis: man’s face

-Perspective is extremely important

-View face first—then body, fruit, and couch

-Emotional Impact: confusion

-Black and White

-http://www.photography-now.net/masters/edward_weston_quote_r1_c1.jpg

  • Minor White

-Landscape Photography

-Intent: to portray an obscure house in the middle of nowhere

-Conveys a message that people can live secluded and spend more time taking care of themselves and their property

-Emphasis: house

-Perspective is extremely important

-View house first—then chair, trees, and clouds

-Emotional Impact: comfort

-Black and White

-http://www.fnordinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/minor_white-barn_and_clouds_1955.jpg

  • Sebastiao Salgado

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to portray a young girl at school in a third-world country

-Conveys a message that children are struggling to learn due to insufficient money and teachers in third-world countries

-Emphasis: child’s face

-Perspective is extremely important

-View child’s face first—then pen, desk, and notebook

-Emotional Impact: sorrow

-Black and White

-http://jenberry.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/salgado.jpg

  • Richard Avedon

-Portrait Photography

-Intent: to portray the infamous, serious actor, Sean Penn

-Conveys a message that Sean Penn is a very conservative, patriotic man

-Emphasis: Sean Penn’s face

-Perspective is extremely important

-View face first—then hand and flag

-Emotional Impact: seriousness

-Black and White

-http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2008/10/18/amd_sean-penn.jpg

  • Diane Arbus

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to show a peaceful baby

-Conveys a message that babies are adorable when they are sleeping and calm

-Emphasis: baby’s face

-Great spacing

-View baby’s face—then his clothing

-Emotional Impact: happiness

-Black and White

-http://daddytypes.com/archive/Arbus%20Baby.jpg

  • Baron Wolman

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to show Mick Jagger when he’s not performing

-Conveys a message that Mick is a very joyful, friendly man who enjoys having fun

-Emphasis: Mick’s smiling face

-Fantastic rule of thirds

-View Mick’s face first—then clothes, camera, and background

-Emotional Impact: happiness

-Black and White

-http://www.fotobaron.com/?page_id=250

  • Lisa Law

-Portrait Photography

-Intent: to portray Bob Dylan speaking to the media

-Conveys a message that Bob Dylan is a very intricate and complex man

-Emphasis: Bob Dylan’s face with sunglasses

-Great rule of thirds

-View face first—then polka dot shirt

-Emotional Impact: intrigue

-Black and White

-https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photo/default.aspx?photographID=1854

  • Bob Gruen

-Documentary Photography

-Intent: to show Mick Jagger and Keith Richards together in concert

-Conveys a message that both musicians love pleasing crowds with their works of art and have great stage presence, too

-Emphasis: Mick’s face with his mouth open

-Great rule of thirds as well as out of focus member on bottom-left corner

-View Mick first—then Keith and his guitar and the out of focus member

-Emotional Impact: intrigue

-Color

-https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photo/default.aspx?photographID=1817