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Space in Photography

Negative space defines and emphasises the main subject of a photo, drawing your eye to it. It provides “breathing room”, giving your eyes somewhere to rest and preventing your image from appearing too cluttered with “stuff”. 150 more words


What makes a good photograph?

“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.”

Irving Penn

On Photography

Model Citizens

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is the reason celebrities from film and music are on every magazine cover well beyond Vogue, but even she knows that models are the true fashion stars.  249 more words


Marisa Berenson

Vintage fashion shoot featuring Marisa Berenson photographed by the legendary Irving Penn. It’s interesting to see that some fashion trends featured in the photo have reappeared today such as the top knot, pastel pedicure and embellished cuffs. 8 more words