Landscape and Place

  • Ansel Adams, Gunlock, Washington County, Utah, 1953
  • Eliot Porter, Maple Blossoms In A Woodland Pool, New Hampshire, 1961
  • Robert Adams, Sunday School, A Church in a New Tract, Colorado Springs, 1970, printed 1985
  • Christina Seely, Metropolis 41°54'N 87°39'W (Chicago), 2005-2009
  • O. Winston Link NW 720-Livingroom on the Tracks, Lithia, Virginia, 1955
  • Richard Misrach Salton Sea with T.V. Antennae, 1985; printed 1992
  • Terry Evans Konza Prairie, near Manhattan, Kansas, 1982; printed 2000
  • William Christenberry Kudzu and House, Tuscaloosa County, AL, 1988

Landscape photography is a form of documentary photography that describes the geography of an area or conveys and evokes a sense of place. Artists working in this genre might document the built environment, vernacular structures, nature, or evidence of the presence or impact of people on the land.


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Museum of Contemporary Photography

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