Category: Spotlight

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A Record Of Real Life: Nan Goldin

“I knew from a very early age, that what I saw on TV had nothing to do with real life. So I wanted to make a record of real life. That included having a...

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Dreaming With Open Eyes: Ernst Haas

“You become things, you become an atmosphere, and if you become it, which means you incorporate it within you, you can also give it back. You can put this feeling into a picture. A...

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A Fiend Inside: Lee Miller

A New York fashion model, a partner and muse to Man Ray, a fashion photographer, one of the first (and one of very few) photojournalists during the second world war, and a gourmet cook....

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A Book Of Contrasts: Bill Brandt

“It is part of the photographer’s job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world...

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Unconsciously Graceful: Lillian Bassman

“I am completely tied up with softness, fragility, and the problems of a feminine world.” – Lillian Bassman When you think of iconic fashion photographers, chances are you think of names like Richard Avedon,...

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His Own Cocoon: Anton Corbijn

“Photography was the only thing that mattered in my life and I gave it everything.” – Anton Corbijn Whether or not you know the photography of Anton Corbijn, you’ve undoubtedly seen his influence. As...

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Shadows On Film: Fred Herzog

“When you have seen the city to a point when you think you have done it all, the horizon will suddenly sustain a crack and a new cycle of hitherto unseen phenomena will begin...

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I Had To Have A Camera: Gordon Parks

“I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.” – Gordon Parks While...

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Put A Frame To The World: Joel Sternfeld

We live in a world that has been over-saturated with color. With Lightroom presets, Photoshop actions, Instagram filters, and the often heavy handed use of HDR, color in photographs can be (and is) taken...

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The Instrument Is Not The Camera: Eve Arnold

If you do a Google image search for Eve Arnold, the majority of the photographs that come up are of Marilyn Monroe. It’s not surprising, considering  she spent ten years documenting the starlet; whether...

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To Hold A Moment: Alfred Stieglitz

“There are many schools of painting. Why should there not be many schools of photographic art? There is hardly a right and a wrong in these matters, but there is truth, and that should...