Story of Garden Photography, From Victorian Daguerreotypes to Martin Parr
“Story of Garden Photography, From Victorian Daguerreotypes to Martin Parr” : Burning capuchins framing a path, white flower blows on thin branches, the warmth rising from the damp grass of the dawn: the gardens have provided a lush and fertile soil for the photographer’s imagination since the sun was first caught on silver soaked paper. 1830s
CREDIT: COURTESY GEORGE EASTMAN MUSEUM, GIFT OF EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY, EX-COLLECTION GABRIEL CROMER
“Story of Garden Photography Victorian Daguerreotypes to Martin Parr” : Marriage comes at least in part from convenience. Initial photography was not a gentle pastime, and its pioneers quickly learned the advantages of carrying their huge amount of tripods and boxes along with their dangerous acid and cyanide syrups outside, at a safe distance from the soft furnishings.