The Fine Art Photography Podcast

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episode 11: The Extraordinary (but Sad) Life of Carleton Watkins, the First Great Photographer of Yosemite


The Extraordinary (but Sad) Life of Carleton Watkins, the First Great Photographer of Yosemite

In this episode of the fine art photography podcast, we talk about Carleton Watkins, accidental photographer made some the first great photographs of Yosemite. His work let to protections for Yosemite and indirectly helped the establishment of the National Parks System. But even though he experienced huge success, his story didn't have a happy ending.

See examples of Carleton Watkins luminous photography at my blog here.

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 2020-04-24  6m