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Julia Margaret Cameron

funeral-wreaths: “ Julia Margaret Cameron, ‘So now I think my time is near — I trust it is — I know, / The blessed Music went that way my soul will have to go’, 1875 ”

Portrait of Julia Jackson, niece of the photographer and mother of Virginia Woolf.

Cameron portrait of Julia Prinsep Jackson, later Julia Stephen, Cameron's niece, favourite subject, and the mother of the author Virginia Woolf

A Study after the Manner of Francia, 1865, by Julia Margaret Cameron.

Julia Margaret Cameron: soft-focus photographer with an iron will

Julia Margaret Cameron, The May Queen 1874, “For I’m to be queen o’ the May Mother” “I’m to be queen o’ the May”

Julia Margaret Cameron, The May Queen “For I’m to be queen o’ the May Mother” “I’m to be queen o’ the May”

Julia Margaret Cameron,1864 Mary Hillier, Elizabeth and Kate Kuhn

The Kissed Mouth: Mary, Mary, Maids of Tennyson’s Isle: Julia Margaret Cameron’s Marys and Her Fantasy Made Reality

Julia Margaret Cameron (11 June 1815 – 26 January 1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for Arthurian and similar legendary themed pictures. Cameron’s photographic career was short, spanning the last eleven years of her life. She did not take up photography until the age of 48, when she was given a camera as a present. Her work had a huge impact on the development of modern photography, especially her closely cropped portraits…

Julia Margaret Cameron, Beatrice, 1866 Julia successfully captured the model's facial features while stimulating an emotion of forlornness. The sepia filter better evokes this emotion with its warmth, as opposed to harsher contrast of black and white.

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