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Studying the Masters - Irving Penn

There is always something to learn in photography. One way to advance your craft is to study other photographers’ photos. Irving Penn was one of the masters of the black and white era of photography. 287 more words


Irving Penn: Objects for the printed page (2001, Museum Folkwang Essen)

Published on the occasion of the landmark retrospective exhibition of the same name held at the Museum Folkwang Essen in 2001. 54 more words


The Trick to It All: A Conversation with Photographer Henry Leutwyler

Photo: photographer Henry Leutwyler with ballerina Misty Copeland.


Born in Switzerland in 1961, the portrait photographer Henry Leutwyler was told he wouldn’t make it as a photographer. 3,298 more words

Interesting Humans

Dior The Art of Color

In 1949, with the first ‘Rouge Dior’ lipsticks, the House on Avenue Montaigne saw its Beauty hisstory begin, indelibly linked to color. A striking silhouette and scarlet lips were the original, infallible weapons of the New Look and triumphant femininity. 239 more words


Help! Yoga is Breaking Me Out!

Photo by Irving Penn for American Vogue May 2002

I really have learned my lesson now to wash my face after yoga all the time. Last week, I noticed that my skin has been breaking out more than usual. 573 more words


Charlotte Cotton: Something and Nothing (part 1)

In The Photograph as Contemporary Art (1) Charlotte Cotton includes a chapter that investigates the strategy of using inanimate objects or environments as a metaphor. In practice this chapter considers contemporary still life photography rather more than human altered landscapes without human presence but it acts as a general introduction to the subject of the absence and the signs of life. 1,993 more words

Research & Reflection