William Klein and the motion blurTwo masters of photography sign the entry of photography in contemporary art. Robert Frank's book "The Americans", and William Klein "New York" initiate a revolution: photography is seen as a break with the old school and their clean and perfect images (Cartier-Bresson, Doisneau, etc.): deframing, fuzzy, grain, movement and camera shake, strong contrasts.More Like This
It adopts the lesson of Capa: "If your pictures are not good, it's because you're not close enough". Klein has imposed a style and a look to the "instinctive" photo. The reality is experienced with subjectivity as it is shown. Sometimes disturbing, sometimes violent.
William Klein has said that blur is part of photography's own language. This picture below wouldn't have made the edit for a lot of street photographers working in 1961, or today, but he recognises that this is photography doing what only photography can do. It's part of the 'medium specificity' of the camera to signify movement in this way. In another of his
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 4-11-15More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskApril 11, 2015
Game of Thrones, Though
Happy GoT weekend, everyone! In celebration of the premiere, here are Key and Peele’s Liam Neeson(s)-obsessed valets, taking a break from raving about their favorite action star and getting swept up and Game of Thrones madness. Watch as the reenact almost every major death in the first four seasons of the series, and hilarity ensues.
Faith | Trust | HopeMore Like This
Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all people gathered & only one boy came with an Umbrella.
Example of the feeling of the one year old baby. When you throw him in the air, he Laughs. Because, he knows you will catch him.
Every night we go to bed & have no assurance to wake up alive next morning. But, still we have plans for Tomorrow.
It is my repeated Journal................. Sorry for it.
Reason for Re-post is my Xtreme LOVE with these words of Wisdom
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