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Modern Photography

Modern Photography

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will consider some examples of modern photography.
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Notes on "Modern Photography"

Key Terms


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.

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.

f/64 Group

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

Image Credits

Alfred Stieglitz, Flatiron Building, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alfred_Stieglitz_(American_-_(The_Flatiron_Building)_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg, Alfred Stieglitz, The Steerage, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stieglitz-Steerage291.jpg, Image of Imogen Cunningham, Succulent, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Succulent_Imogen_Cunningham_1920.jpg, Image of Edward Weston, Pepper #30, fair use according to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Weston-pepper30.jpg, Image of Ansel Adams, The Tetons and the Snake River, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adams_The_Tetons_and_the_Snake_River.jpg, Camera Work, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Camera_Work_cover.jpg, Photo-Secession advertisement, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Photo_Secession_poster.jpg