Martin W. Sandler's America Through the Lens. Photographers Who Changed the PDF

By Martin W. Sandler

ISBN-10: 1466869097

ISBN-13: 9781466869097

"If i may inform the tale in phrases, i would not have to lug round a camera."-Lewis Hine
A lovely view of the United States as captured through groundbreaking photographers
American historical past is punctuated through defining moments-some proud, a few tragic, a few attractive. images has made it attainable for those moments to be captured and shared with the general public. because the craft has developed from unwieldy glass negatives to electronic imagery, the images themselves have replaced the best way we see the world.
From Mathew Brady's startling Civil battle photos to NASA's beautiful photographs of the universe, America during the Lens through Martin W. Sandler highlights twelve photographers whose paintings has really replaced the kingdom.

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The pictures revealed how the skills they had learned at Hampton Institute had helped them achieve success. The photographs Johnston took of impoverished African Americans in the Deep South were, like her Hampton pictures, marked by the respectful way in which she preserved the dignity of all her subjects. The teacher in the center of this photograph of a laboratory class at Tuskegee Institute was George Washington Carver, destined to become one of America’s most innovative and respected scientists.

As the men ventured deeper into the area and looked around them, they realized that, if anything, the early descriptions had been understated. For Jackson, in particular, the first encounter with the wonders of Yellowstone was an emotional experience. He understood that seeing these marvels was one thing; photographing them in a way that did justice to their splendor was something else again. While photography had come a long way since Mathew Brady had introduced the medium to America, taking a picture was still a difficult task.

Frances Benjamin Johnston was a woman far ahead of her time. She showed women what could be done and then helped them do it. She showed the nation that many of its perceptions about its African-American citizens were outrageously false. And she did it all by setting her own standards and following her own rules. Irreverent to the end, she summed up her life with a simple statement: “I’ve learned not to depend on the Lord,” she proclaimed. ” “She composed a portrait that evoked a true and lasting visual suggestion of the age,” wrote a photography critic of Johnston’s accomplishments.

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