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Landscape photography. What is landscape photography?. Landscape photography is a genre intended to show different spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. This popular style of photography is practiced by professionals and amateurs alike. . Jem Southam. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Landscape photography

Landscape photographyWhat is landscape photography?Landscape photography is a genre intended to show different spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. This popular style of photography is practiced by professionals and amateurs alike. ..

Jem Southam

Jem Southam is known for his series of colour landscape photographsAnd his patient observation of changes at a single location over many months or years. Southam uses a large format camera to produce 8 x 10 inch negatives that record a high level of detail.Simon NorfolkSimon Norfolk was originally a photojournalist but gave it up to focus on landscape photography.He has photographed some of the worlds worst war zones and refugee crisis.His work has ended up in museums and books.He works with large format cameras, 8/10 and 5/4

Charlie WaiteCharlie Waite is established as one of the worlds leading landscape photographers.He has a very unique style and his images convey an almost spiritual quality of serenity and calm.He work has featured in DVDs, T.V programs and books.He tends to use black and white film cameras.

Historical landscapes

This is a photograph taken in 1857 of the pyramids by Francis Frith.

People were amazed with these photographs as the pyramids had only been seen in paintings, never a real photograph.

Contemporary landscapes

This is a newish landscape image taken by Sarah Orr.

In her photographs she captures the sense of insecurity.A lot of her photographs are quite isolated.

She was influenced by the work of 19th century romantic landscape painter Casper David Friedrich.