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Photographers I like

This page is an aide memoire for the photographers I come across whose work inspires me.

Ferdinando Scianna


“A photograph is not created by a photographer. 42 more words



Sometimes drawings just don’t turn out as well as you hope. This portrait of Maria actually looked fine at the halfway stage. I should have stopped there. 155 more words


Katherin Head Shot Session

Katherin was the wonderful subject for my students at one of my recent portraiture classes. She was incredible in front of the camera, lovely, and so professional in her work. 33 more words

Em Grisdale: Bronzino's portrait of Laura Battiferri

One of my favourite artworks is Portrait of Laura Battiferri (1560) by Agnolo Bronzino. This piece is oil on canvas, measuring 87.5 cm by 70 cm, and can be found in the Museo di Palazzo Vecchio, in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy. 638 more words

Untitled Portrait

I was reading the first article in Picasso and Portraiture and was reminded that artistic portraiture changed when photography was invented.  Photography supplanted painting as the means of supplying true likenesses of patrons who wished to preserve their likenesses. 53 more words

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