The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866. John Hill Morgan (b 1833), platinum print. This view was recorded five years before Steep Street, curving away to the left, was demolished and replaced by a realigned road, Colston Street. Steep Street existed in the medieval period when it was the main road from the centre of Bristol to Gloucester.
photography by Tono Stano (Born in 1960 in Zlaté Moravce, Czechoslovakia). After studying photography at the Fine Arts School in Bratislava, Tono Stano became a film set photographer for Film Production Bratislava. He later graduated with a degree in photography from the film and television school at the Arts Academy. In 1981 he became a freelance photographer. He has since been published in several publications and is well known for his fashion photography.
Wakening in the night, thoughts, silent thoughts, of Time and Space and Death, like water flowing. Artist book: old tin, pinhole photographs (silver gelatin prints laminated onto aluminum), silver; title borrowed from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. From anneclaudecotty.com
Paul Strand | Working in the shadow of Stiegliez's teaching for years. One day he went to Stieglitz his boss and showed him a bunch of prints that were unlike anything shown before. "Straight Photography". Simple, pared down, incisive in its narrative, this new perspective took photography into the Modern Era. It became THE aesthetic of the 1920s.