Theme - Greats of past
Brief review of some of the great masters of photography of the twentieth century
Ansel Adams is probably recognized as one of the greatest photographers landscape architects of all time. In his career, he has almost exclusively shot in black and white even when the available means would have allowed the use of color. His boundless love and respect for nature has led us to experience long periods in mountainous areas and parks where american was the inspiration for his photographs.
For many the french photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson was the largest and it cannot be denied that his photographs should be carefully observed as rich in the best elements of the photo composition. Famous are his sentences like "Observe them where others know only watch" or "There is a instant in which all the elements that move are in perfect balance".
Belgian born, Martine Franck was one of his wives of Henri Cartier Bresson. The style that is recognized is to create a visual mechanism that, through the constant care of the relationship between content and form, generates images of singular beauty. His famous phrase is "A photograph is not necessarily a lie, but at the same time it is not the truth".
Bert Hardy was a British documentary photographer, known for works published in the magazine Picture Post, described by many critics as the narrator dela everyday life of the British people, During World War II, it is sent to the places of conflict to tell the tale through images. His photos following the Normandy landings in June 1944, the liberation of Paris, the Allied advance on the Rhine.
Max Dupain was a highly regarded Australian photographer, lover of his country and particularly in Sydney. He portrayed with great modernity moments and emotions of a nation. Famous are also his shots architectural and naked. Dupain loved to play with light and with the bodily form in order to enhance the mystery and sensuality.