Group f/64 ~ Black & White Photograph
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Your challenge is to create a photograph that relates to Group f/64. Black & White only. Include the name of the photographer whose work you are emulating. [History of Group f/64, from Wikipedia] - Group f/64 was a group of seven 20th century San Francisco photographers who shared a common photographic style characterized by sharp-focused and carefully framed images seen through a particularly Western (U.S.) viewpoint. In part, they formed in opposition to the Pictorialist photographic style that had dominated much of the early 20th century, but moreover they wanted to promote a new Modernist aesthetic that was based on precisely exposed images of natural forms and found objects. The members were: Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, John Paul Edwards, Sonya Noskowiak, Henry Swift, Willard Van Dyke and Edward Weston.
Tuesday, 19th June, 2012 (GMT)
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We don't have mountains in FL, just heat shimmers, animals, loads of lakes, and the history of Audubon, if more urban we'd have seen Ansel Adams and the others all inspire one to a greater or lesser extent -- having to deal with the issues today of decreasing green space, and co-existence with animals, eco-systems amid an increasingly urban sprawl.
|Submitted:||Friday, 29th June, 2012 03:52 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 11th February, 2012|
|Focal length:||20 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/2500 sec|
|Notes:||M43 is portable, GH2 shoots 1x1, B&W natively, lovely lens. One downside, I know -- small sensor, and getting this with f16 would have resulted in far darker image than I wanted, with more grain...|
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