Alfred Steiglitz~Melpomene Landon Rives I really like the yellow and how this photograph was taken because it ives off an eerie and captivating feeling, by the position and look of the model as well as the white figure that hovers above her on the wall.
Alphonse Mucha used photographs of models for much of his reference material. But sometimes the photographs themselves were beautiful and had that Mucha look about them—such as this 1919 image he used as a study for a bank note design.
Caudebec, ca. 1910 // photo by Robert Demachy. Considered the leading French pictorial photographer of his day, Robert Demachy’s work represents the height of the artistic manipulation used to achieve an impressionist aesthetic in photography.
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