Dunes, 1947.
Brett Weston (American, 1911–1993)
Gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of Margaret W. Weston, 2019.81.3.

Brett Weston was a member of Group f/64, which advocated for the use of a small aperture setting on a large format camera to create “straight” photography with a sharp focus. Weston, a founding member, explained that, “The camera should be used for a recording of life, for rendering the very substance and quintessence of the thing itself, whether it be polished steel or palpitating flesh.”

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