This term our ‘Feature Artist’ is American Photographer, Edward Weston (1886-1958). Our Year 10 GCSE Photography students are currently studying his illustrious career spanning over 50 years.
“Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual.”
— Edward Weston
Pepper No. 30 (image depicted) is one of Weston’s best-known photographs. Shot in black and white, it depicts a solitary green pepper in rich graduated tones, with strong illumination from above.
Further examples of Edward Weston’s work can be found on https://edward-weston.com/