Photo Gallery : Photographs of nature Eliot Porter

Eliot Furness Porter (December 6, 1901 – November 2, 1990) was an American photographer best known for his color photographs of nature
An amateur photographer since childhood, he was known for photographing the Great Spruce Head Island owned by his family. Porter earned degrees in chemical engineering (A. B. 1924, Harvard College) and medicine (M.D. 1929, Harvard University), and worked as a biochemical researcher at Harvard
After meeting photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz in 1934, Porter showed his work to Stieglitz, who continued to critique Porter’s black-and-white work, taken with a Linhof view camera. In 1938, Stieglitz showed Porter's work in his New York City gallery, An American Place. The exhibit's success prompted Porter to leave Harvard in 1939 to pursue photography full-time.Wikipedia










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