New Technology in Photography

Contextual review   Digital photography in the digital era   “ Design creates culture. Culture creates values. Values determine the future. “ – Robert L. Peters. Imagine a world without design. Grey, boring, seamless… indistinguishable. Focus on these three words – culture, values, future. Every nation, community and society has culture which establishes its values which therefore…

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Photographer Comparison Essay: Cindy Sherman and Omar Diop

Introduction The following study will analyse and compare the contemporary photographers- widely known for their conceptual portraits- American Cindy Sherman (b. 1954) and Senegalese Omar Victor Diop (b. 1980). The works selected are Albert Badin by Diop and Untitled (Self-Portrait with Sundress), both of which feature a persona explored through self-portraiture and conceptual portraiture. Thus, the works go in hand with my…

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Photography is an art

Photography is an art that took many years and efforts of many individuals to perfect. Many different people in many different fields contributed to this light writing. Chemists, artists, inventors, and engineers all lending a crafting hand to the art. Photography can be defined as the art of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces.…

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Observations Of A Landscape Photographer And Architecture

The objective of this thesis is to see how the ob­servations of the landscape photographer can fur­ther inform the relationship of architecture and the landscape. Observing how landscape photogra­phers perceive their subject and define the issues that influence their personal perspectives becomes the tool for better understanding issues shared by architecture. For example, framing, the…

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How Joseph Nicéphore contributed to the early development of photography.

How Joseph Nicéphore contributed to the early development of photography. Born Joseph Niépce March 7th 1765, Niépce developed Heliography, a process of printing, which then lead on to the creation of world oldest surviving product of a photography process. A military veteran and previous teacher, Niépce found a passion for inventing working alongside his older brother…

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