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‘Julia Margaret Cameron,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Julia Margaret Cameron took up the camera rather late in her life, at 48, but very early in the life of photography. And, as much as anyone of her time, this 19th-century British woman (1815-1879)

Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757–1822). Cupid and Psyche, 1794. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Gift of Isidor Straus, 1905 (05.46).

Galería: Oscar Gustave Rejlander | Oscar en Fotos ---- I've chosen these images by Oscar Rejlander simply because it shows that people have been performing for the camera for centuries. I like how none of his images look normal, not even the subject looks normal let alone their expression or gesture. I want my images to look odd as well, grasp people in.