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An Analysis of a Photograph of a Boy from Aleppo Depicting the Consequences of the Civil War in Syria
“We all have to announce our full solidarity with the struggle of those seeking freedom and justice in Syria, and translate this sympathy into a clear political vision that supports a peaceful transition to a democratic system of rule that reflects the demands of the Syrian people for freedom.” ~ Mohammed Morsi Introd...
An Analysis of Children, a Photograph by Yildiz Moran, the First Educated Female Photographer of Turkey
When I first saw this photograph, I was getting a lump in my throat. I will try to explain the reason of lump in this essay. There is 3 person in this photograph. One baby and two “children”. We see that a girl is holding a baby. She looks like eight or nine years old. She is most probably the elder sister of the baby. We a...
The Biography and Works of Paul Caponigro, America's Foremost Landscape Photographer
Paul Caponigro: America’s Foremost Landscape Photographer Famous for the unique meditative quality of his work, Paul Caponigro once said, “Photography is a medium, a language, through which I might come to experience directly, live more closely with, the interaction between myself and nature,” (“Paul Caponigro”). These roo...
Capturing the Emotions of Young Adults Through the Photographs of Different Regugees from and in Syria
Cultural Event Essay The Global Cultural Event I went to was called Putting a Face on Syria and was hosted by Tina Manley. The people who attended the event were shown photographs of different refugees from and in Syria and the photographer, Tina Manley, gave a lecture about them. In this lecture, Manley talked about the d...
The Life and Work of Jerry Uelsmann a Photographer
Photography Jerry Uelsmann is a Detroit born photographer. Uelsmann earned his bachelor of fine arts degree in 1957 at the Rochester Institute of Technology along with his master of science and master of fine arts in 1960 at Indiana University. Later, in 1960, he began teaching at the University of Florida Gainesville, be...
The Work and Accomplishments of Adam Elmakias a Music Photographer
Anyone that is a fan of bands such as Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, Yellowcard, and many more, have most likely seen at least one photo done by Adam Elmakias. Due to the bands that Elmakias has worked with, he has been featured in magazines such as Alternative Press and Rock Sound to name a couple. Adam Elmakias was born...
An Analysis of the Photograph Outside Looking In by Gordon Parks
In the photograph titled “Outside Looking In” by Gordon Parks, there are six young African American children gazing upon something that they can’t be a part of because of racism and discrimination. These children are clinging onto the idea that they have not hurt anyone, they are no different, and that they deserve to play...
The Consequences of War in the Image Wait for Me Daddy by Claude P. Dettloff
War is like a chess game for the entire world to play. The players are the country rulers, the people who call the shots. Then instead of kings, queens, knights and so on, war has differently ranking military people each with a different power level or ability. Meanwhile down at the very bottom are the pawns, the standard c...
A Description and Analysis of the Polaroid Photograph in the Torsos Series of Andy Warhol
Art Critique - Torsos, Andy Warhol Andy Warhol has been called one of the most prolific and popular artists of all time. Dabbling in almost every medium of art, including performance art, filmmaking, writing, painting, drawing, mixed media, and photography, Warhol was a very well-rounded and well-versed artist. Warhol is...
The History and Beginnings of Photography
The History of Photography American photographer Arnold Newman once said: “Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world”(Brainyquote). This is probably the most concise, and accurate, description of photography ever made. Throughout its history, ph...