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The Story Behind the Picture. First Oral Report Instructions Prof. Myrna Monllor. Gordon Parks American Gothic 1942. "I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated most about the universe: racism, intolerance, poverty.". Instructions. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Story Behind the PictureFirst Oral ReportInstructionsProf. Myrna Monllor

  • Gordon ParksAmerican Gothic 1942

    "I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated most about the universe: racism, intolerance, poverty."

  • InstructionsLook at the following set of photographs

    Choose the one that attracts you the most

    Each picture includes information about the year it was taken and the photographer who took it

  • Find out everything you can about the picture

    When was it taken? Where was it taken?

    Why was it taken? Why is this picture famous?

    What was happening in the picture? What was the situation (political, historical)?

    Was the picture controversial? Explain.

  • Who took the picture? Is the photographer famous? What awards did the photograph receive?

    What other famous pictures did the photographer take?

    What did the photographer want to express through his/her photograph?

  • Prepare a power point presentation about the photograph you selected

    Come prepared to speak for ten minutes

    Remember you cannot read

  • Jack Ruby Shooting Lee Harvey Oswald (1963)

  • Nicholas ChrissRosa Parks in Montgomery Bus (1956)

  • Donald L. RobinsonMuhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston (1965)

  • Patty Hearst Robs Bank (1974)

  • Will CountsLittle Rock Desegregation(1957)

  • John FiloMassacre at Kent State 1970

  • Bombing of Nagasaki 1945

  • Dorothea LangeMigrant Mother 1936

  • One Small Step for Man 1968

  • Jack DelanoChildren in Slum, Utuado PR 1942

  • Joe RosenthalRaising the Flag on Iwo Jima 1945

  • Arthur Sasse Einstein with his Tongue Out 1951

  • Margaret Bourke WhiteHave You Seen Their Faces 1937

  • Murray BeckerThe Hinderburg 1937

  • Freddy Alborta The Corpse of Che Guevara 1967

  • Lennart NilssonHow Life Begins 1965

  • Margaret Bourke-White Gandhi at his Spinning Wheel 1946

  • Philippe HalsmanDal Atomicus 1948

  • Alfred EisenstaedtThe Kiss 1945

  • I Have a Dream 1963

  • Nick UtNapalm Girl 1972

  • Kevin CarterVulture Watching a Starving Child 1993

  • Abu Ghraib Prison 2004

  • Eddie AdamsMurder of a Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief1968

  • John DanielsFirst Flight of the Wright Flyer 1903

  • Max AguileraBorn Twice 1999

  • Elliot ErwittSegregated Water Fountains 1950

  • Charles PorterOklahoma City Bombing 1995

  • Oded BaliltyThe Power of One 2007

  • Thomas E. FranklinLunch Atop a Skyscraper 1932

  • Frank FournierOmayra Snchez 1985

  • JFK Junior Salutes His Fathers Casket 1963

  • Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics 1936

  • Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis 1927

  • Iain MacmillanAbbey Road 1969

  • Mandela Visits Robben Island1990

  • Ponce Massacre 1937

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