Category Archives: Photography

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Pictorialism

Pictorialism, an approach to photography that emphasizes beauty of subject matter, tonality, and composition rather than the documentation of reality.

The Pictorialist perspective was born in the late 1860s and held sway through the first decade of the 20th century. It approached the camera as a tool that, like the paintbrush and chisel, could be used to make an artistic statement. Thus photographs could have aesthetic value and be linked to the world of art expression.

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Morning

Study of sunrise on Mormon Rocks –

Oro Grande

Trains & Railroads

Victor Valley

Quick Study

I shot these three photos as a study in light on the same subject during different times of day.

Morning

Morning

Noon

Noon

Late afternoon

Late afternoon