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Niñas mirando por la ventana // Girls looking out of a window (by Bill Brandt, 1930s.)

“Un fotógrafo debe poseer y conservar las facultades receptivas de un niño que mira el mundo por primera vez.” – Bill Brandt


“A photographer must possess and retain the receptive faculties of a child who watches the world for the first time.” – Bill Brandt


on photographic angles

“I am not very interested in extraordinary angles. They can be effective on certain occasions, but I do not feel the necessity for them in my own work. 44 more words

On Photography

Ordinary Beauty

Atmosphere is what charges the ordinary and the banal with beauty.

Bill Brandt


Portrait photography - initial explorations

This Gesture&Meaning-induced exploration into Portrait photography is fascinating, so far. I thought it was the genre I understood the best and the one that is, in some ways, the most straightforward but I am finding this is not so. 1,184 more words

Alex Majoli

Legacy documentary for social change - Bill Brandt's Art of the Document

For this exercise I need to read the essay ‘Bill Brandt’s Art of the Document’ by David Campany, write a short summary and contemplate how B&W became such a respected and trusted medium. 1,756 more words

Research & Reflection