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July 15, 2017

10+ Photographers Who Have Elevated the Power of Fine Art Photography

Photography can help capture the world around us, but this incredible instrument can be used in a myriad of ways. There are many types of photography, but maybe none as difficult to pin down as fine art photography. So varied in its results, a precise definition is nebulous at best. But, one thing is for certain—fine art photography places the photography, as artist, at the center.

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July 11, 2017

Over 4,300 Vintage Photos From the Invasion of Normandy Are Available Online

Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August 1944 available in one location. From iconic images like Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F.

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July 7, 2017

How Abstract Photography Has Evolved and Still Continues to Inspire Art

When we think of the abstract in terms of art, great painters like Jackson Pollock or Piet Mondrian come to mind, but painting isn't the only artistic field where abstraction comes into play. Since the world's first photograph in the 19th century, artistic photographers have been experimenting with how a camera—ostensibly used to capture reality—can be manipulated to give a different view of the world around us.

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July 1, 2017

10+ Awe-Inspiring Impressionist Masterpieces Painted by Claude Monet

With a one-of-a-kind style and a pioneering approach to painting, Claude Monet is renowned as an influential Impressionist figure. Using distinctively dappled brushstrokes, a characteristically colorful range of tones, and a focus on light, the French artist created compositions that captured the essence of the movement, which first gained prominence in the 1870s. Throughout his successful career as an artist, Monet created over 2,500 works. These pieces span various mediums including paintings, pastels, and drawings.

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