Author Archives: Federico Alegria

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About Federico Alegria

Frederico is a professional photographer from El Salvador. Check out his photography portfolio.

Is Photography Losing Its Impact?

Photography has evolved dramatically in technology and image exposure capabilities. This has resulted in a generous democratization that has brought the craft and discipline closer to the people. But since we are constantly bombarded with visual content (photographs and video), and despite the fact that I’m not against the democratization of the medium, a question […]

Photography and the New Deal: How the Farm Security Administration introduced America to Americans.

Between 1935 and 1943, photographers from the U.S. government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) were assigned to travel across their country to document poverty with the sole purpose of introducing America to Americans. Examining the images produced during this politically driven effort best known as the “New Deal” takes us to precious levels of intimate reality. […]