Posts Tagged ‘Pictorialist’

f/64 Manifesto

f/64 Manifesto

The name of this Group is derived from a diaphragm number of the photographic lens. It signifies to a large extent the qualities of clearness and definition of the photographic image, which is an important element in the work of members of this Group. The chief object of the Group is to present in frequent [...]


Modern-day Pictorialism by Dan Peknik

Modern-day Pictorialism by Dan Peknik

The Pictorialism movement of the early twentieth century was a group of artists whose goal was to transform the conventions of photography. While most photographers were capturing the realism their tool so naturally recorded, the Pictorialists where throwing their lenses out of focus with the aim of bringing a more painterly quality to the medium [...]


How To Make Pictorialism

How To Make Pictorialism

Pictorialism, a movement best known for the work of Robert Demachy, Alfred Stieglitz, George Seeley, Julia Margaret Cameron, Frank Sutcliffe, Gertrude Käsebier, Peter Henry Emerson, and Ken Rosenthal focused their gaze but not their cameras at the natural landscapes of their time. While most photographers were capturing the realism their tool so naturally recorded, the [...]