Effects Of Photography On Painting

Effects Of Photography On Painting

In the 19th century, photography was considered to be the end of painting. Not only did the camera quickly become a painters tool, but it can be argued that the invention of journalistic and moving picture photography freed painting from the need to produce strict academic images of historical events and places and helped allow Impressionism and Modern Art to occur. By examining the history of photography to the present state of modern art we can cleary see how both have effected and forced the progression of each other. Highlighting such movements as the The Renaisance period and the use of the Camera Obscura, The Industrail Revolution, The Impressionists, and will help to better understand these effects.

Camera obsura and early influences

With the invention of the camera obscura in the sixteenth century and the invention of the photographic process

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