The establishment of the Black and White Shadow Club and the succession of the painting style There used to be an art photography society in China, Taiji as its logo [Figure 1]. Black and white symbolize photography, and the straight line in the middle represents integrity. I hope that members of the community can be upright and equal on the road of art, regardless of whether you are superior or inferior to you or me. , this club is the Black and White Shadow Club.
e38090e59c961e38091e9bb91e799bde5bdb1e7a Photo Credit: Screenshot from Roaming Art History The Black and White Film Society was formally photo background removing established on New Year's Day in 1930. The entry threshold is not high, and it adopts an open attitude. Regardless of the level of photography experience, professional or non-professional photographers, after the introduction of more than one member, qualified people can join the society.  In 1937 there were 159 members. The main purpose of the Black and White Shadow Club is to bring together people who love art photography, study photography together, exchange work results with each other, and strive to occupy a place in the international photography industry. From 1932 to 1937, the club held six exhibitions, four for all members, and two for the main members Chen Chuanlin (1901-1978) and Lu Shifu (1898-1983), and published eight publications.
Publish the works and articles of the members for the public to appreciate and learn. At this time, China was keen on the study of fine art photography. From 1920 to 1940, the three terms "art photography", "art photography" and "pictorial photography" were often mentioned in pictorial magazines. At that time, the connotations of "art photography" and "art photography" were not much different. They both added personal aesthetic experience to photography to show individuality and aesthetic quality. It was a creative activity that included emotion and was also a subject of beauty research. And pictorial photography specifically points out the connection with painting, showing picturesque photography, which is included in the scope of fine art photography.