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James Tissot

Five For Friday #55

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau We’ve talked about expanding what we cover on Faded + Blurred to include things like art, dance and literature and I’m finding, as I do the research for this new content, I really miss it. I miss being inspired […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #38 – “Tug of War with the Muse”

Technical and creative limitations as inspiration, schtick vs style, and how the artistic process is what gives art it’s humanity . Innovative fashion photographer Paolo Roversi is Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP038.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes This Week’s Sponsor Squarespace – Site Hosting Get 10% off your order […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #37 – “Jump in the River”

Photographers not known for their pictures, popularity contests, and trying to be a nice guy in a divisive world. Listener emails about exploitation, education, and ‘Meditation’ are answered. Classic agressive street photographer and filmmaker William Klein is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP037.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show […]

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Dmytro Dokunov

Five For Friday #38

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso These compelling photographs by Dmytro Dokunov taken of the frozen Black Sea in the Ukraine are simply breathtaking.  [via Design You Trust] If you are looking for inspiration, be sure to check out Bill Wadman’s month-long “December Project”. Taking […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #35 – “Justification After the Fact”

It’s the last episode of 2012 so we conquer comment trolls, Fuji’s lack of auto-focus, and whether historical artistic perspective matters at all anyway. Artistic portrait man Philip-Lorca diCorcia is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP035.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes Dylan Thomas Poem Trolls in the […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #34 – “Learning Everything All the Time”

The plateaus of getting better, why change is scary, why Jeffery can’t decide what camera to buy and it’s not because there are no good cameras available. Modern surrealist photographer Man Ray is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP034.mp3 » Download mp3   Subscribe on iTunes   Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes This Week’s Sponsor  […]

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On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures #33 – “Troubleshooting in Real Time”

An update and discussion about how Bill’s December portrait project is going. Does pre-visualization suck creativity, and where is the line between photography and photo-illustration anyway? Darkroom artist Jerry Uelsmann is our Photographer of the Week. http://www.ontakingpictures.com/podcast/OTP033.mp3 » Download mp3  Subscribe on iTunes  Podcast RSS Feed Show Notes This Week’s SponsorSquarespace – Site Hosting Get 10% […]

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