Caroline Haskins Gurrey
(1874 - 1927)
Caroline Haskins Gurrey was active/lived in California, Hawaii. Caroline Gurrey is known for commercial portrait photography, children.
Biography Caroline Haskins Gurrey
Caroline Haskins Gurrey was born in Oakland, California in the late 1870s. At the turn of the century, following two years at the University of California at Berkeley, she came to the Hawaiian Islands and began to establish her reputation as a portrait photographer. Photography was no idle hobby for her, and It provided her income both before and after her marriage to art dealer, and early surfing photographer, A R Gurrey Jr.
Caroline Gurrey was always a commercial photographer with a difference; she would not be hurried. For the children's photographs she would often spent an entire day on a single sitting. The techniques she used emphasized the effect of the soft focus lenses that leave her original prints with a tranquil and dream