In the 19th century, when photography was still in its infancy, images had to be exposed for long durations before being captured on film. The long exposure time gave way to curious Victoria-era photography conventions as subjects tried to remain perfectly still to avoid a blurry photograph.
Curated by the Columbus Museum of Art’s photography expert, Catherine Evans, this exhibit looks at the vibrant state of photography in Ohio..from darkrooms to cutting edge digital technology.
During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.
Between the years of 1936 and 1951 America began to look inward.Â Poverty, racism, hunger and injustice prowled the streets.Â New portable cameras became a radical tool for awareness. The New York Photo League, a group of New York photographers joined together with the intention of exposing social issues through their images. Photographs were taken on [...]
Looking through the lenses of science, history, and personal experiences, a new exhibit at COSI gives you all the information you need to question your own assumptions about race. ArtZine goes behind the scenes to talk with photographer Wing Young Huie, and local high school students that have their own views on the subject.