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Modern Photography

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will consider some examples of modern photography.

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Image of Alfred Stieglitz, The Steerage, Public Domain,; Image of Weston, Pepper #30, Fair Use According to Wikipedia,; Image of Imogen Cunningham, Succulent, Public Domain,; Image of Ansel Adams, The Tetons and the Snake River, Public Domain,;

Terms to Know
Camera Work

An early 20th-century magazine published by Alfred Stieglitz that featured the artwork of the most important photographers from that period.

Photo Session

A term that is used to describe an occasion where a photographer will take professional photographs.


An early twentieth-century movement founded by Alfred Stieglitz that involved the promotion of photography as a form of art.

Straight photography

A style of photography focused on capturing realistic images using unaltered prints.

f/64 Group

A group of photographers in the San Francisco area who were united by a similar style of sharply-focused compositions.