Alvin Langdon Coburn
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Who is Alvin Langdon Coburn?
Alvin Langdon Coburn was an early 20th-century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American pictorialism. He became the first major photographer to emphasize the visual potential of elevated viewpoints and later made some of the first completely abstract photographs.
- also known as Alvin Coburn
- born on (133 years ago) in Boston
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Photographer
- died on (49 years ago) in Rhos-on-Sea
- written works: "Alvin Langdon Coburn", "The book of Harlech", "More men of mark", "Alvin Langdon Coburn and H.G. Wells", "A portfolio of sixteen photographs", "Aperture", "Men of mark", "Moor Park, Rickmansworth"
- also known as "Alvin Langdon Coburn, photographer: an autobiography with over 70 reproductions of his works"; "Alvin Langdon Coburn, photographer; an autobiography"; "Alvin Langdon Coburn: symbolist photographer, 1882-1966: beyond the craft"; "Alvin Langdon Coburn: photographs 1900-1924"
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by David Prakel
Culture Alvin Langdon Coburn, a member of the Photo-Secession, explores abstract photography with pinhole cameras and later, mirrors. 1915–1919 Technology Kodak introduces subtractive ...
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Alvin Langdon Coburn's camera
Used to shoot "The Octopus." Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Photo credit: Gruenemann
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