Dorothea Lange

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A while back I was asked to make a short presentation to the PhotoBath group on an image that has always inspired me. It didn’t take long to decide that it was Dorothea Lange‘s photograph taken during the Great Depression, in California (Nipomo), in 1936. It is generally known as Migrant Mother. Dorothea Lange. 1936. Migrant Mother of Seven. Nipomo. Dorothea was commissioned by the Farm …

Documentary Photography – Quotes

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In preparation for my Oral Presentation, I posted some quotes that I have found inspiring over the years. After writing about my practice, I thought I would post some further quotes particulary on documentary photography, which illustrate the way I aspire to do my work. Whilst I am including several photographers, I am going to pick one as an exemplar. Adam …