Tag Archive | Man Ray

Photoshop Before Photoshop: Ansel Adams and James Dean

March 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday.   Photoshop Before Photoshop Our post, ANSEL ADAMS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE PHOTOSHOP ,(2013), has been a perennial favorite since its publication in February, 2013. The popularity of the post is epitomized by the Before and After prints of Adams’ iconic image, “Moonrise,” which […]

Elton John’s Extraordinary Modernist Photography Collection at Tate Modern

December 7, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba Elton John’s extraordinary  collection  of modernist photography is on exhibit at Tate Modern, until May 7, 2017. The BBC has published  an article along with stunning images from the exhibition.Some of those images are shown below, in a large format so that the […]

Surrealism – More Than a Prank?

September 28, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba Surrealism – More Than a Prank? Surrealism “drew upon the private world of the mind, traditionally restricted by reason and societal limitations, to produce surprising, unexpected imagery.” (Source: The MET) Origins “Surrealism originated in the late 1910s and early ’20s as a literary […]

Berenice Abbott, Photographs At Martin Gropius-Bau Museum, Berlin

September 14, 2016. NEW POST GOES UP EVERY WEDNESDAY, by Jack Dziamba BERNICE ABBOTT, ARTIST As Anne Morin, the curator of Berenice Abbott, Photographs writes in the September 14, 2016 issue of L’Oeil de la Photographie, “The work of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) played a decisive role in the history of photography and offered a new […]

DADA 100

July 13, 2016. New Post Goes Up Bi-Weekly on Wednesday  for July and August, by Jack Dziamba Dada is not Non-Sense  “The Dada movement was a protest against the barbarism of World War I, the bourgeois interests that Dada adherents believed inspired the war, and what they believed was an oppressive intellectual rigidity in both […]


New Post Every Wednesday 8:30 pm ET ANSEL ADAMS,  AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE PHOTOSHOP A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND … In the days of film photography a print of an image as it came out of the camera was known as a “straight print.” The image above is a straight print made by Ansel Adams […]