Artist: CHIN-SAN LONGPrint Title: LandscapeMedium: Sheet-fed GravurePrinting Date: 1935Printed in FranceImage Size: 9 X 7 inches
Lang Jingshan (Chinese) (1892 –1995), also romanized as Long Chin-san and Lang Ching-shan, was a pioneering photographer and one of the first Chinese photojournalists. He has been called "indisputably the most prominent figure in the history of Chinese art photography",and the "Father of Asian Photography". He joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1937 and gained his Associateship in 1940 and Fellowship in 1942 and in 1980, the Photographic Society of America named him one of the world's top ten master photographers. He was the first Chinese photographer to take artistic nude shots, and was also known for the unique "composite photography" technique he created.
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