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Irving Penn Exhibit Coming to the Met

Irving Penn’s bold, deliberate photos helped define the look of Vogue Magazine and, it could be said, of fashion photography itself.

“Insufferably elegant” is how it was described by… 292 more words


That Penn Style

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s retrospective of the unparalleled work of the American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009), on the centennial of his birth, is an opportunity to marvel again at the creative genius of a true legend of the arts – one who left his indelible mark in… 117 more words


"Irving Penn: Centennial" - the artist's most comprehensive retrospective exhibition to date at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

“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. 730 more words

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For the love of photography books

My first memory of books where of the Disney collections when I was about 4 years old. I had the entire collection including the audio cassettes of each story. 443 more words


What is a Good Photograph?

Just what defines a good photograph is, and will always be, a topic of heated discussion with serious photographers; and in my opinion, is one that is certainly worth regular examination because, simply put, a “good photograph” is what those who enjoy this medium want to make. 398 more words