High Photographic Modernism II

Challenge #16 in the Great Movements in Photography series. Hosted by Mark S Abeln.
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The Group f.64 championed the notion of "straight photography" - making prints that best expressed the technology of photography without additional artifice taken from painting and drawing. They thought that their techniques were objective, and they rejected the subjective quality of earlier photographic styles. The famous photographers in this group, which included Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Edward Weston, and others, tended to make images that were sharp, deep-focused, well-exposed, carefully framed, simply composed, and often used difficult and time-consuming darkroom techniques to bring out detail in the image. Being from San Francisco, California, USA, they often had Western US themes, showing a way of life that was being lost, as well as showing a land of inspiration and hope. They also photographed large public-work projects and the plight of workers during the Great Depression. However, images submitted to this challenge need not follow these themes.
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88 storey IFC2 tower in Hong Kong
Sensuous Sandscape
High Photographic Modernism II
The Appoching Storm
Norddeutsche Landesbank
Hi Color
Anoach Dubh from Torran Loch, Glencoe
berlin interior
Badbury Wheatfield
Aridzona Desert...McDowell Mountains
The Fitz Roy
Arches NP
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alton dam 1
Saint Louis University, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - covered walkway
Downtown Clayton, Missouri, USA, at night 2
Marais Temp Clair Conservation Area, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - mushroom 2 (black and white)
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