Research one of the photographers listed below and choose one photograph to evaluate:
Julia Margaret Cameron
Carrie Mae Weems
Henri Cartier Bresson
James Van Der Zee
Include the artist’s name, title of photograph, and date in your response.
Evaluate the photograph according to the following criteria:
What is your initial emotional response to the photo?
Describe the subject matter. (What specifically does the viewer see?)
Explain the content (the meaning).
What is the primary focal point?
What is the purpose or function of the art according to the textbook?
Inspired by the photographer of your choice, take your own photo expressing a similar message or feeling. Upload it to the discussion board. Answer the following:
What is your title?
What is the primary focal point of your photo?
What message do you want to communicate?
How is your photo similar and/or different from the artist you chose in Part 1, explaining specific similarities and differences in subject matter, content, emphasis, purpose, and function?
Students are required to post a minimum of three times to the DB each week: one response to the discussion board assignment and two responses to classmates
The first contribution must be posted before Thursday 11:59 p.m. ET
Format: You are required to include in-text citations and a list of references formatted correctly in MLA
style. Visit the Purdue OWL website for help with formatting.