Art History, Artists, Photographers, Photography

The photography of Alice Austen

Alice Austen was an American photographer from Staten Island. Her interest in photography started when she was only ten years old, her uncle Oswald Müller bring home a camera from Germany. As her interest was increasing, her other uncle Peter Townsend Austen which was chemistry teacher, taught her photographic processing. Both uncles converted a room… Continue reading The photography of Alice Austen

Art History, Artists, Photographers, Photography

Photography pioneer

British botanist Anna Atkins is considered one of the first women to create photography and the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographs. She received an unuasual scientific education for a woman of her time. Her father and her husband were friends of William Henry Fox Talbot (scientist, inventor and a photography pioneer).… Continue reading Photography pioneer