Łódź, Poland

Photography

Fotografia

Integrated Master's degree
Field of studies: Film and Photography
Language: PolishStudies in Polish
Subject area: arts
Kind of studies: full-time studies
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University website: www.wssip.edu.pl/en/
Photography
Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.
Photography
A photograph is a biography of a moment.
Art Shay as cited in interview: Dean Reynalds (2014 February 13) Photographs tell story of decades-long romance. CBS News.
Photography
Photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organisation of forms which give that event its proper expression.
Henri Cartier-Bresson as cited in: Bruce Elder (1989) Image and identity: reflections on Canadian film and culture. p. 114
Photography
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me, they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. Most of my photographs are of people; they are seen simply, as through the eyes of the man in the street. There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism.
Robert Frank, in: Nathan Lyons, Photographers on photography: a critical anthology, (1966), p. 66
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