Monthly Archives: November 2010

Photograph by Timothy Allen

In recent years, the focus of the author’s work has turned to the planet’s remaining indigenous societies and he currently devotes his time to documenting the diversity of humanity’s cultural heritage- retrieved from the author’s personal site This image illustrates … Continue reading

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Nothing to hold on to by G M B Akash

“I wanted to draw attention to the danger the stowaways expose themselves to; gruesome accidents are routine for free riders.” – G M B Akash’s words This photo captures a surprisingly calm face of a girl in a dangerous environment. The unfocused … Continue reading

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Photograph by Lee Towndrow

This photo reminds me of a romanian quote that says: Even when the house burns, woman brushes her hair . The main attraction of this photo is the shadow amount which tame the colours. Fire- in Greek philosophy, fire was … Continue reading

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Gnarls Barkley-Crazy

In this video is used the the chemigram principle with a touch of colour. During the video you can get many ideas of how  negatives can be turned into art.

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Blinde Kinder by August Sander

*Clothing- in contrast with warm tights, girls wear blouses. it could be early spring or autumn *Books-  girls are still in school and judging by the appearance, primary school *Finger reading- girls go to a special school,as finger reading is … Continue reading

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Anton und Marta by August Sander

*Man’s suit- official dressing could infer the man’s importance or wealth *Woman’s look (causal dressing, no make-up, short hair) – this kind of appearance tells me that the woman is a housewife or is considered inferior to the man behind … Continue reading

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Photo by Dorothea Lange

*Black and white photography- back in the past *Clothing- personages aren’t dressed too warm which means it is spring or autumn *Woman has wrinkles- Middle-aged and her face has sings of hard life *Children leaving over mother’s shoulders- I think … Continue reading

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Icarus by Norman Sarachek

In order to illustrate this “lace-looking” texture Norman probably used brushes. Gently scratching the exposed photographic paper could be a way of creating this kind of  pattern. I like the contrasts and how the background layer gets darker at the … Continue reading

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Chemigram by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen

I like this chemigram due to it’s variety of gray’s tones. The whole image reminds of a cloudy sky with a sun behind the smog. The photographic paper was probably wholly exposed, after that painted with developer. I like how … Continue reading

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Turnip’s photogram has a clear connotation. By illustrating two objects that are used in the scientific field he created a scientific composition. The glove is slightly transparent, so is the other object, this is why little light could get through … Continue reading

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