Principles have been introduced in recent years that may soon alter the face of photography. For instance the Polaroid camera employs a principle in which a transfer of energy allows a positive image to be made in the camera without a second exposure to light.
When editors, photographers, and production men sat down together for the better part of a week at George Eastman House in Rochester last September to talk about news pictures they made history—and some progress. It was the first time that people from all departments concerned with taking, editing and printing news pictures, about 200 of them, had met and sought common ground.
The C. S. Exhibitions were never planned to be the answer to the pictorial salon, they just grew from simple beginnings into their present stature as shows of modern photography. In 1940 Hugo van Wadenoyen was asked to judge the Bristol Salon.
ANSEL ADAMS FRANCES BAER MORLEY BAER RUTH-MARION BARUCH JOHN BERTOLINO PAUL BISHOP WYNN BULLOCK BENJAMIN CHINN LARRY COLWELL IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM DWAIN FAUBION AL GAY MILTON HALBERSTADT ROBERT HALL WILLIAM HEICK ROBERT HOLLINGSWORTH HELEN HOWELL
By its very nature, photography is harnessed to reality for, to take a photograph, you need an object. Yet, from the first, there have been photographers who were fascinated by romantic ideas. Some periods have favored the growth of such romanticism, others the ascendancy of realism.
This book is about the experience of change. More specifically it is about the changes that took place in a certain part of the world—New York City—and the changes in the way people have looked at that city from the time of its settlement in the seventeenth century.
Two little galleries opened in May which aim to display and sell photographs. "LIMELIGHT" is at 91 South 7th in the Village in New York City. The "PHOTOGRAPHER'S GALLERY" is three thousand miles across the continent, and a stone's throw from Fisherman's Wharf, at 448 Bay St. in San Francisco.
If you have wondered why this issue of aperture is ungodly late, the reason is that a thousand dollars had to be raised before it could be published. That took more time than anyone anticipated. Since this quarterly is sustained almost entirely by its subscribers, we feel that you would like to know the situation.