The art world’s attention was dominated from the mid 1920s through the 30s by Surrealism- the movement in all the arts largely inspired by the tools and ideas of Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis.
Anyone who has even attached a Polarizing filter to a camera lens or worn a pair of polarizing sunglasses can thank the American physicist and inventor. That’s because before Land marketed his innovative camera, he patented a new type of polarizing material that could be used to reduce glare and reflection in a variety of products.
The 1800s~photography took place in bright light of the day, since sunlight was originally the only source of lighting sufficient to record an image on the low-sensitivity media used by early photographers.
The Lumière introduced the autochrome in 1907, and the new colour process was immediately embraced by professional and amateur photographers alike. At first, the Lumiere’s had trouble keeping up with the production demand, as critics everywhere heaped praises on the new process. Soon the world will be “colour mad,” proclaimed photographer Alfred Stiegliz and “Lumière will be responsible”.
The meze table is a traditional gathering place – warm, inviting, and always casual. It is an atmosphere where the plates are communal, the conversation is spirited, and the pace is leisurely. This style of entertaining encourages people to come and join the party. Tables are pushed together to accommodate newcomers, and more plates and drinks are ordered.
Like any other art form, photography takes time to develop and take a character of which you are the creator . Night Photography can be frustrating in the beginning, especially given the vagaries of nature . After many a failures you will figure the right balance and take pictures which are truly magical.
Vincent was excited like a child who in anticipation of a new toy, could not contain his joy. In a letter to Theo, he expresses his excitement on the arrival of Gauguin. He did everything he could to make his home acceptable to the lordly Gauguin, providing comfortable sleeping quarters and hand painted pottery.
Elizabeth Kolbert is a master storyteller and in her words lie the wisdom and the ominous message of dooms day . Homo sapiens, who emerged may be two hundred thousand years ago~in Eastern Africa~this member of the species though not particularly swift or strong or fertile makes up for its weakness by their shear resourcefulness.
In the book Sonke Ahrens aims to give tools of note~taking and implement them into your workflow. It helps you seamlessly move between one task to another without loosing sight of the bigger picture. So the idea is not to be a planner, which makes things inflexible but a workflow that gives insight and new ideas which become a driving force that push you forward.