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#ArtGuide - What to see in #Paris this March (and in 2017)

Paris. We all know it is the city of Love.

However, you can always count on the most romantic city in the world for good kick-ass Art exhibitions, too. 865 more words


Corner Portraits - Irving Penn

Kozloff draws a distinction between the ‘detached yet stringent’ portraiture of August Sander (Kozloff, 2007, p:191 ) who was discussed in Part 1 and the portraits of indigenous peoples shot by Penn for Vogue magazine between 1950 and 1970. 390 more words

Part 2

Studio | Tear Sheet Recreation 1

In class we attempted to recreate this photo by Irving Penn:

First we had to analyse the different elements of the portrait –

  • The subjects forehead has been partially cropped out of the frame…
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Irving Penn

In preparation for my Senior Thesis Project, I have begun to study the work of great photographers. I began this exploration by looking into the photographs of… 531 more words



Mick works for the local council and could be described as a true jack of all trades.

Learning From the best Photographers of the Past.

I had a discussion with a fellow that was looking for help with his photography. He was frustrated with all the books and online publications that seem to be more about the camera, lens, and exposure setting than what I’ll call “one’s mindset” when it comes to making a creative decision about photographing the subject. 492 more words