Teachers Lesson Plans

Drawing With Light

This lesson uses a selection of photographs to illustrate the origins of, and technical and stylistic developments in, photography. The importance of light is emphasized.

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Title:

Drawing With Light

Theme:

Origins of and developments in photography.

Summary:

Photography has evolved since the images formed by light were first captured and made permanent in the first half of the 19th century. Eight photographers working in different countries over a period of more than 175 years explore the technical potential and expressive possibilities of photography.