Julia Cameron first picked up a camera at the age of 48, was not just a photographer, but almost a painter.
Born Julia Margaret Cameron (Julia Margaret Cameron) in 1815 in Calcutta. Her father was an officer of the East India company. The family belonged to the French aristocracy. In 1860, Julia married a lawyer from England. They settled on the Isle of Wight. Life in the province has driven her into depression. When the daughter gave her a camera, as if Julia came back to life. Mature at the time the lady began with teenage enthusiasm to explore new art, including the tedious wet collodion process of developing pictures. Shop it equipped in the hen house, brought out the bird. The creation of each picture lasted about 10 minutes. The models had to sit motionless.
Cameron became known for creating portraits of prominent people, among them Darwin, Browning, Longfellow, sir John Herschel, George Frederic watts, Anthony's trollop, Thomas Carlyle. The photos convey the strength and character of people. Thanks to these features, the pictures have become symbolic icons of worship.
Also known Julia Margaret Cameron received through collaboration with Alfred Tennyson in 1874, when he asked her to create photos that illustrated it would be a popular cycle of poems about king Arthur. Captured images look like they were written oil.
Ended the career of fotografa Julia Cameron 11 years later in 1875. Many contemporaries believe that soft focus is nothing more than technical errors, but despite this, artists and photographers appreciate the work of Cameron.