Pictorialism was a photography approach emphasizing the beauty of subject matter as beautifully rendered as any painter 's canvas and as skillfully constructed as any graphic artist 's composition rather than documenting of reality. Photographers explore the expressionistic potential of photography by injected own sensibility into the perception of image. In an effort to establish this new, technical medium as a fine art form, In composing Pictorialist photography by using “painterly” techniques such as soft focus, staged or stylized scenes, or the manipulation of negatives or prints. In the second half of the 19th century Pictorialism was the dominant tendency in photography. Introduction of Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz was the impresario of art photography, who leading the movement of Pictoralism, not only introducing model art to America, but also made photography as an art form.
The hunger artist is a story that can be viewed in many aspects in life. Many people want to leave this earth knowing that they accomplish some type of dream, goal, task or some type of legacy. His dream was to be the most phenomenal faster the world has ever seen, even into his death. Besides the dream, the hunger artist wanted nothing more than the people to be proud of what he was doing and the praise from the spectators. There is no excitement to this task but this dream that the hunger artist had was a phenomenal one indeed.
As once said by the great W.E.B Du Bois, “All art is propaganda and ever must be, despite the wailing of the purist… I do not care a damn for any art that is not used for propaganda.” During the time of the Gilded Age, there was a massive amount of unfairness, mistreatment, and inhumane acts being committed. However, there was people known as Muckrakers that sought to expose the companies committing these acts through photography, and more popular, socialist novels. Unlike any other socialist novel, The Jungle used journey of an immigrant family to reach the public about the problems that Immigrants faced the theme of “Waged Slavery” and the basis of Social Darwinism to raise awareness of the Socialist Movement in America First, Sinclair compares the conditions of immigrants to that of slaves. Upton Sinclair wanted the reader to fully understand what is going on within the lives of the immigrants, so he compared their current scenarios to older scenarios that the reader would have known about. For example, Sinclair wrote, “Here was a population, low-class and mostly foreign…dependent for its opportunities of life upon the whim of men every bit as brutal and unscrupulous as the old-time slave-drivers; under such circumstances immorality was exactly as inevitable, and as prevalent, as it was under the system of chattel slavery.”(P. 113) In this
Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times. So, in the case of the Hunger Games, issues like the vast discrepancy of wealth, the power of television and how it's used to influence our lives, the possibility that the government could use hunger as a weapon, and then first and foremost to me, the issue of war. – Suzanne Collins (Hudson, n.d.) ‘The Hunger Games’ series, one of the best selling sci-fi book series, is now an award-winning motion moving picture in the cinema. It is about the ¬¬¬¬post-apocalyptic nation (Donston-Miller, 2014) between Panem in North America, who are under the oppression of a pernicious totalitarian government (Ford, 2014) located in the Capitol.
CHAPTER TWO - REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE PHOTOJOURNALISM According to Towne (2012), Photojournalism was first introduced and was already documenting events as early as mid -nineteenth century when Carol Szathmari, a Romanian painter and photographer, took photographs of the Crimean War. She also pointed out, the term “photojournalism”, a combination of photography and journalism was coined by Frank Luther Mott – a historian and dean of the University Of Missouri School Of Journalism. The term only became familiar during the World War II (1935 – 1945). The people who do the practice are not just photographers but also journalists, thus photojournalists. Photojournalists play the role of gathering visual evidences on the report that
A photograph is more than just a simple image; it tells a story. A story beyond a particular moment in time, it holds secrets and memories. The eagerness to comprise a moment in the perfect shot seems to become an obsession for many. In Kim Edwards ' novel The Memory Keeper 's Daughter, Edwards uses photography as a motif which coincides with the novel 's idea of secrets. David Henry, the antagonist of the novel, becomes fascinated with photography after choosing to give away his daughter and compresses his guilt with photography.
The photojournalist’s role in the earlier days of newspaper journalism was relatively straightforward – capturing a moment in time – a piece of reality. Ready to publish the truth to the public. These images have meanings in the context of a recently published record of events, portraying it’s meaning in its raw form, both in content and tone. (The New York Times, 2015.) In reciprocation, these facts become more relatable when combined with other news element.
The second picture in the picture story represents sorrow same to picture one but with a person sitting and has his hand on his face and also darkness and lightning bolts coming from the clouds. The third picture in the picture story represents that a new day has dawned and in the picture there is a sun very nice sunset and also clouds to represent that the new day has dawned. In the fourth picture in the picture story it represents a picture with rain drops or a gentle rain which is said in the poem of heather burns. In the fifth picture in the picture story it represents saddened hearts which is represented in the poem of heather burns and the man in the picture is sad. In the sixth picture in the picture story it represents darkened skies which is said in the poem by heather burns and it’s a picture of space, and I particularly chose this picture because the darkest thing in the world is space except for the stars in space and the
Photographs Symbolism Amiaya Glover English II Honors Ms.Kyzer December 7, 2015 Photographs Symbolism When a loved one passes away they leave an impact on every person involved in their life. To overcome grief. A simple man made a device that can be used everyday, the device makes pictures which can used as a healing method or a symbol . In the novel The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold,Susie Salmon a 14-year old girl is murder on her way home from school, she leaves behind a family and friends who each deals with her death differently, most of them deal or find comfort through photographs by Susie Salmon. This paper will explore a object with the power to preserve a moment and that is photographs.
Their hunger is seen as this thing that excuses anything, even abandoning their children to starve or be eaten by wild animals. They do it for a good reason, and always one of them is highly saddened by what they’re doing. Hunger plays the role of this terrible thing that causes the parents to do this terrible thing, and then later the children manage to fix it and return to the parents’ house, living happily ever after. And in the case of the first story, the girls marry into royalty and live happily ever after, never returning to their