Straight Photography

Collection by Christa Powell

Christa Powell
Alvin Langdon Coburn, Vortograph of Ezra Pound, 1917 Surrealism Photography, Abstract Photography, Straight Photography, Photo Class, Experimental Photography, Multiple Exposure, History Of Photography, Human Art, Sculpture

Artist: Alvin Langdon Coburn

Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) began generating his vortographs the same year they were first displayed in his one-man show at the Camera Club in London, in 1917. Ezra Pound contributed to the catalogue of the show, claiming, ‘The Vortoscope […] freed photography from the material limitations of depicting recognizable natural objects.’ He continues with saying that the, ‘Vortoscope is useless to a man with no eye for form or pattern.’ The composition of abstract silhouetted elements in his…

Alvin Langdon Coburn, The Lord of the Dynamos, “The Door in the Wall and Other Stories”, History Of Photography, Art Photography, Straight Photography, Industrial Photography, Fine Art Photo, Photo Art, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Image Cover

The Door in the Wall

Photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882–1966) illustrates HG Wells' wonderful short stories in a rare edition of The Door in the Wall and Other Stories, from 1911. More pictures here. The Door in t...

"Spider-webs", by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Photogravure published in Camera Work, No Langdon Coburn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Beach Photos, Alfred Stieglitz, Tall Ships, Vintage Photography, Focus Photography, Belle Photo

Alvin Langdon Coburn Photo, "Spider-Webs" 1908, boats, reflections

Offering a Fine Art quality archival pigment reprint of Alvin Langdon Coburn's photo titled "Spider-Webs" 1908. This is a new high quality print, unframed, approximately 8x10" on 8 1/2x11" archival fine art paper, suitable for matting, framing and display. Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) was an early twentieth century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American Pictorialism. The Pictorialists asserted that photography could be a vehicle for personal artistic…

One of the most influential American photographers of the century, Edward Weston has had a significant impact on the history of photography. Ansel Adams Photography, History Of Photography, Urban Photography, Still Life Photography, Color Photography, School Photography, Edward Weston, Willy Ronis, Straight Photography

Edward Weston Photography - Holden Luntz Gallery

One of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has had a significant impact on the history of photography. His

Risultati immagini per paul strand Straight Photography, Still Photography, Water Photography, Abstract Photography, Artistic Photography, Macro Photography, Street Photography, Experimental Photography, Wedding Photography

Upcoming Auctions and Events

The New York-born pioneer helped forge photography’s path from documentary to art, and roamed the planet in his quest to understand places and cultures

Harold Feinstein - Casting a shadow, NYC, 1955 Straight Photography, Urban Photography, Artistic Photography, Street Photography, Landscape Photography, Classic Photography, Edward Steichen, Edward Weston, Ellen Von Unwerth

Street Photography - Harold Feinstein Photographer

I delight in street life wherever I find it — the glittering lights of Times Square, the streets of Harlem, smoke-filled coffee shops, subways, city stoops, and shop windows. Over time, I have had the opportunity to explore beyond the… Continue reading

Look into my vortex: the astonishing experimental photography of Alvin Langdon Coburn Levitation Photography, Water Photography, Macro Photography, Vintage Photography, Fine Art Photography, Street Photography, Abstract Photography, London Photography, Landscape Photography

Look into my vortex: the astonishing experimental photography of Alvin Langdon Coburn

An accomplished photographer by the age of eight, this Bostonian visionary invented a kaleidoscopic mirror to take ‘vortographs’, took some of the most innovative images of the early 20th century – then gave it all up to focus on being a freemason

Botanic Photo by Karl Blossfeldt / Shape, texture, ditale Karl Blossfeldt, Grete Stern, Tina Modotti, Straight Photography, Fine Art Photography, Light Photography, Dramatic Photography, Timeless Photography, Shadow Photography

15 Famous Female Photographers and Their Photos

Thanks to our list of Famous Female Photographers, we recall the great works of the proximate past in this frantic world of immediacy and viral content.