Adam Clark Vroman
(1856 - 1916)
Adam Clark Vroman was active/lived in California, New Mexico, Illinois. Adam Vroman is known for expedition and documentary photography.
Biography Adam Clark Vroman
Adam Clark Vroman's major contribution to photography was in his ability to utilize the wide range of dramatic tones available in platinum prints. With a straightforward style, and dramatic black and white printing of cloud and shadow, Vroman in the late 1890s, created the visual vocabulary used 30 years later in modernist sculptural landscapes of Edward Weston and Paul Strand.
Adam Clark Vroman, born in Illinois, in 1856, left home at the age of 16, and worked in various capacities for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad until 1893 when he moved permanently to Pasadena.
In 1892, Vroman began experimenting with 5 x 7" camera. Shortly after he sold his rare book collection and with the proceeds opened a store sel
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