You have been assigned this project to:
Acknowledge the interconnectivity between art and history in order to enrich the understanding of the context (photography).
Research the life and works of a photographer from history as it pertains(ed) to the field of photography.
Make a connection between artistic ideas and specific historical references.
Integrate historical influences into your own creative works (photographs).
You will present your project to the class via Google Slides, PowerPoint, paper + oral presentation, or interview + oral presentation (video or audio version). You are expected to follow the criteria as described in the Photography I: Research Project assignment document.
Peruse this list of Famous Photographers (past and present) and make a selection.
**NOTE** Some photographer searches may yield nude photos. You may NOT use any nudity in your research project.**
Date of birth/date of death (if still alive, please indicate that)
Country of origin
Schooling, if any
What (if any) life circumstances influenced their photography career, etc.
Camera and equipment your photographer used; this should coincide with the time period in which they lived (I will provide help)
How did/have they contributed to the photographic field?
Include three photo examples of your photographer’s work. Be sure to include the title of the photograph and the date taken. For each photo example, write a sentence or two to explain how the image connects to an historical, societal, cultural event or a technical advancement.