Tag Archive | photography

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 […]

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 […]

WHERE HAVE ALL THE DARKROOMS GONE?

March 30, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba        Image printed by Pablo Inirio, with printing notations . How Iconic Images Were Made in the Darkroom “Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works […]

New York Public Library Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba SPOTLIGHT ON THE PUBLIC DOMAIN “On January 6, 2016, The New York Public Library enhanced access to all public domain items in Digital Collections so that everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways.” Three Screens, Three Live Links   […]

Fine Art in the New Media – VISUAL LANGUAGE – Maison Européenne de la Photo – Do I Have to Know French?

September 9, 2015, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. VISUAL LANGUAGE The phrase,”Visual Language,” may equate with the old “A picture is worth a 1000 …”  As an experiment on the power of the visual image, and its ability to transcend the limitations of language, view the the video below (be sure to view it […]