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Random Notes handout - 225 When I hear of a Photographer...

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RANDOM NOTES ON PHOTOGRAPHY” Edward Weston 1922 Key quotes and concepts: “Art is an end in itself, Technique a means to that end: one can be taught, the other cannot. ..” p. 223 “ Photography as ‘an affirmation of the majesty of the moment’ . .. a poetically rendered, deeply felt summing up of Photography’s place in the realm of creative medium. ..” p. 224 “The most valuable medium through which our present age can be portrayed – Photography – that wonderful extension of our own vision.” P. 224 “Photography is a medium destroyed in value through the manual interference. ..” p.
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Unformatted text preview: 225 When I hear of a Photographer planning his sitting in advance [. ..] I know the results will be stillborn lifeless expressing nothing. p. 225 The conclusion from all this must be that photography is much better suites to subjects amenable to arrangement or subjects already co-ordinated by man. last page (random) Notes and discussion comments: Further references and exhibits: http://www.edward-weston.com/edward_weston.htm http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/weston/ http://www.museumca.org/exhibit/exhi_weston.html http://uanews.org/node/18283...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ARTH 287 taught by Professor Lyford during the Spring '08 term at Occidental.

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