Pictorialism

Challenge #2 in the Landscapes series. Hosted by pcassel, casperskitty.
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A photographic movement called pictorial started in the late 19th Century. The purpose was for photography to imitate etching or oil painting and thus achieve legitimacy through that path rather than being thought of as 'snap shots'. Here is a good article with illustrations from the WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pictorialism Alfred Stieglitz was probably the most famous of its practitioners although he was an American and the movement started in Europe. The movement ended or was greatly reduced in influence with the pure photography of Ansel Adams and his allies who insisted that photography was a fine art in and of itself. It didn't need to imitate anything. Here's your chance to enter a photograph in the pictorial style.
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Memento mori
Gran Canal
Cliffs In Dim Light
Conversation in a park
Morning Walk - Nepean River
Boats at dawn
A dash of light
Morning Landscape with Shepherd, Dog  and Bridge.
Cold fogs
a tree on a seaside
GLORIOUS MORNING
The meeting
Cambridge, UK 2006
The true giants of Africa
Beaucare
Second Valley boat sheds
A rainy day
Brook Girl
Proposal
FLOWER
Thought
Chocolate factory
Shelter
A bleak winter
Gothic Niagara Falls
Warner Castle
Minesweeper - Montrose
A woman and a child
Tempe Bridge, Arizona
Lake Hodges
Old Mill
Titicaca Mirage
The Brown Cottage
Water Birds
Holocaust Memorial
Venice
Tower Bridge, London
Pierrot
Vintage  NYC
Its A Grand Day Mabel
Reflections of the Past.
Preparing for Business
Tewkesbury Abbey
Victorian Graveyard
Fort Worden Lighthouse
Rocky Mountain Sheep
cafe
Early Autumn
Kennebunk
Through Jim Corbett national park
The prisoner
yellow marguerites
Mans best Friend
Way Out?
Flower
A feel for Germany
Dacha
A park with a view
Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman S.P. NY
Old Barn
Rear Window
House No. 8  ...
Native American Tipis
My Monet
Canoeing along the river
Pictured Rocks National Seashore
Layered hills
Vienna
Carved by light
Oil Decay
Albumen Portrait
333 de la Commune,Mtl.
Isolation
Pieta
Early California
Tribute to the Gods
The Cathedral, Bermuda
Seagull at sunset
Getting Up
still image
Renewed
Moon dance
serenity
Empty and Leaving
Mevagissey Moorings
Summer's afternoon
The Church
Vintage Aluminum
Polish country side
CHATEAU-LANDON in a summer afternoon
The court house.
The Cavalry
The Dreaming Tree
Painted Sunrise
Bastille Day
west coast water
oil canvas
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Small Lake
Morning Glories
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