La Famiglia, Luzzara, Italy, 1953, by Paul Strand

The Lusetti Family, Luzzara, Italy-Paul Strand I like the constant rough texture. Each subject adds to the consistent rhythm. The distribution of light and dark areas encourages specific movement by the viewer.

Paul Strand |  Working in the shadow of Stiegliez's teaching for years. One day he went to Stieglitz his boss and showed him a bunch of prints that were unlike anything shown before. "Straight Photography". Simple, pared down, incisive in its narrative, this new perspective took photography into the Modern Era. It became THE aesthetic of the 1920s.

Available for sale from Aperture Foundation, Paul Strand, Wire Wheel, New York Platinum-palladium print, 10 × 12 in

by Paul Strand

"Paul Strand plays with shadows again and uses a deep depth of field with interesting rule of thirds.

Paul Strand Inspired - 2011

Paul Strand: His pictures are confusing and use shadows really well, and the black and white looks really nice with the shadow and the designs he focuses on

Paul Strand. From the El - 1917.  I like the perspective/form of this image. The pattern of the windows in the buildings adds detail to the image and the lines of the buildings act as leading lines to move your eyes around the picture.

From the El - I like the perspective/form of this image. The pattern of the windows in the buildings adds detail to the image and the lines of the buildings act as leading lines to move your eyes around the picture.

Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 Oshkosh, Wisconsin– November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States.  /.    A MESSAGE FOR (SURTON PEOPLE WITHIN).  FOX-NEWS. -  FAIR & BALANCED

"Power house mechanic working on steam pump" By Lewis Hine, 1920 National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration [VENDOR # Colorized from black and white photo by Larry Kemp

Paul Strand, "Brooklyn Bridge," 1921 (from the film, "Manhatta" by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler)

Paul Strand, "Brooklyn Bridge," 1921 (from the film, "Manhatta" by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler) wow! a movie maker too.


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