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Who are you?

For my final assignment for Photography Practices, I teamed up with a friend, Becca, who is also taking the same class and is a international student. 291 more words


Mur vegetal, Madrid. I think I love you.

In February this year, on a visit to Paris and the Musée du Quai Branly, I first saw a Patrick Blanc creation and wrote about it… 528 more words

The Photo That Changed Modern Portraiture

Capturing the essence of those he photographed was Philippe Halsman’s life’s work.

So when Halsman set out to shoot his friend and longtime collaborator the Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí, he knew a simple seated portrait would not suffice. 191 more words

The principles of Philippe Halsman

Dali ‘Atomicus’, unretouched. Source: Wikipedia, used under the terms of the Creative Commons

One of the less commonly cited photographic greats, Philippe Halsman is perhaps best known for his… 1,050 more words


Voluptuous Death

Surrealist Salvador Dalí and photographer Philippe Halsman created this photograph in 1951. Seven models were used to compose the shape of a skull based on a sketch done by Dalí. 27 more words