Pictorialism – Did Not Know That Was A Thing Once

PetaPixel’s piece about Pictorialism and how if flourished at one time and then abated when the likes of Ansel Adams and his style of realistic photography took root. It’s always interesting to learn about photography’s history and roots.

The article mentions William Mortensen and shows some of his works. If you’ve worked in a darkroom, you’ll appreciate how Mortensen experimented with photographic paper.

 

Learn more about Mortensen at Smithsonian.com.

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  1. Pingback: Eight Things We Can Learn From Ansel Adams | Valley Photo Center Blog

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