The ABC of Photography – Y

The ABC of Photography – Y

 

Yellow filter

In film photography, yellow filters were often used by black-and-white landscape photographers to darken a blue sky and brighten the landscape.

 

Yevonde, Madame

Madame Yevonde (1893-1975) popularized the use of colour in portrait photography in the early 1930s. She’s most famous for her studio portraits of the mid-1930s that made creative use of costumes and props.

 

Sources:  Pixabay, NASA, Wikipedia, Susan Wingfield Lamar High School