Karl Blossfeldt - Adonis, 1929 by The History of Photography Archive, via Flickr

Karl Blossfeldt - Adonis, 1929 by The History of Photography Archive Apart/ Photography/ Tonal/ Texture/ Nature/ Plant/ Macro/ Close-up

Karl Blossfeldt, olypodiaceae Aspidieae, Polypody, young unrolling leaf

We look at one of the finest bodies of nature photography ever taken.

Poppy, (circa 1932, printed 1976) by Karl Blossfeldt :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW

Poppy, (circa printed by Karl Blossfeldt :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW

Karl Blossfeldt, Chasmanthium latifolia (Gramineae), spikelets

Karl Blossfeldt, Chasmanthium latifolia (Gramineae), from: Urformen der Kunst,

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) botanical fine art photographer -

Karl Blossfeldt was born on June 1865 in Schielo, a central German town within the Harz Mountains. At about sixteen, Blossfeldt started an apprenticeship that formed his basic understanding of visual arts, working as a caster in an ironworks foundry.

Hypochaeris radicata Hairy Catsear Young Leaf n.d. Gelatin Silver Print 30.1 x 25.8 cm

Karl Blossfeldt – an early approach to nature photography

Hypochaeris radicata, Catsear, Young rosette leaf n./ Karl Blossfeldt, long term loan of Berlin University of the Arts at Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

Campanula alliarifolia, Spurred bellflower, flower, 10x

Campanula alliarifolia, Spurred bellflower, flower, 10x

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