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Spencer Murphy on. Do you think theory sometimes overshadows the artist’s creative process when working on a visual project?

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Being able to contextualise and speak about your work is definitely important but you see students getting tied up in knots by this all the time. In truth most photographers I know work in reverse and sign off their supporting text once they have a solid body of work. Too much emphasis on theory would stifle my creative process but each artist works differently - as do viewers. I like art that really makes me think but I don't like to rely on an explanation for me to understand it. Canadian Photographer Captures Wanderlust In Magnificent Landscapes. Elizabeth Gadd is a self-taught 21-year-old photographer from Vancouver, Canada.

Canadian Photographer Captures Wanderlust In Magnificent Landscapes

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Cameras reviews, comparisons. See 22 of This Year’s Best Portraits. Each year, the National Portrait Gallery in London presents its selection of what it considers to be the best achievements in portraiture.

See 22 of This Year’s Best Portraits

And each year, not everyone agrees with the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize’s final selection, which features 50 portrait images, as well as four shortlisted photographs that compete for a $20,000 cash prize. In past years, groups of photographers have joined forces to denounce the National Portrait Gallery’s process and perceived bias, which is alleged to favor a certain type of conservative imagery. Since 2011, for example, the Portrait Salon photography prize has been selecting its own winners from the pool of rejected Taylor Wessing entrants.

Incredible Photos of People Living Off The Grid Who Abandoned Civilization for Life in the Wilderness. Photographer Antoine Bruy not only traveled and lived with off-grid families for three years, but captured captivating photos of their Walden-esque existence.

Incredible Photos of People Living Off The Grid Who Abandoned Civilization for Life in the Wilderness

When screeching city noises and demands from the 9-5 job become too much, most people can only dream of what quiet isolation in the rural countryside could be like. But French photographer Antoine Bruy turned that dream into a reality by hitchhiking across Europe from 2010 to 2013. The artist wandered through remote mountain regions without any fixed destination or route in mind, but along the way met several individuals who had willingly abandoned hectic city life in exchange for retreat in the deep wilderness. These people sacrificed modern comforts for greater autonomy and freedom, and in result became inspiration to the inquisitive photographer. Image Credit: Antoine Bruy. Gregg Segal photographs people with a week’s worth of their trash in his series, “7 Days of Garbage.”

Gregg Segal The United States has a trash problem.

Gregg Segal photographs people with a week’s worth of their trash in his series, “7 Days of Garbage.”

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces more than 4 pounds of garbage per day. That’s more than double the amount produced in 1960, and it’s 50 percent more than the amount produced by Western Europeans. In January, photographer Gregg Segal decided to put some imagery to those numbers. One Photo a Day. International Center of Photography.

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Workshop with Brenda Ann Kenneally. Anatomy was never so colorful: Lorenzo Vitturi's latest work. A 2010 short documentary about the Ridley Road Market by Adam Ryzman.

Anatomy was never so colorful: Lorenzo Vitturi's latest work

The Ridley Road Market Exotic fruit and vegs, meat and fish, clothes and fabrics in Africa-inspired patterns and bright colours; sellers promoting their products using the oldest of marketing techniques: yelling at passers-by to take a look at their goods; and people walking around the stalls, considering their purchases. It’s the Ridley Road Market, a bustling street market in the district of Dalston, London. Wonderland by Kirsty Mitchell: heart-breakingly beautiful photographic series in memory of an extraordinary life.

Kirsty Mitchell's Wonderland series has been three years in the makingAll costumes, wigs and sets were constructed on a shoestring budgetSome images took up to five months to createShe would often wait an entire year to find the perfect natural setting for her shots By Stephanie Hirschmiller Published: 14:11 GMT, 17 May 2012 | Updated: 09:34 GMT, 18 May 2012.

Wonderland by Kirsty Mitchell: heart-breakingly beautiful photographic series in memory of an extraordinary life

Stunning Nude Photo Series Challenges What It Means To Be 'Attractive' (NSFW) What is "attractiveness"?

Stunning Nude Photo Series Challenges What It Means To Be 'Attractive' (NSFW)

Artist Gracie Hagen devised one way of addressing the question. In an effort to explore distance between media-propagated imagery -- the ones that star photoshopped men and women with impossibly pristine bodies -- and the genuine reality of our own flesh, she embarked on a project titled "Illusions of the Body. " Recruiting mostly women and a few men of various sizes and shapes, Hagen photographed her models in two separate poses. In the first frame, her subjects stand in conventionally sexy positions, usually accentuating the curves they themselves deem acceptable while covering up the "unattractive" sections they wish to hide. A Husband Took These Photos Of His Wife And Captured Love And Loss Beautifully. News » ISSP. Gitzo GH2781T Series 2 Traveler Ball Head. The Gitzo GH2781TQR Series 2 Traveler Center Ball Head w/ Quick Release is a compact tripod head, only 4.49" (11.4 cm) tall, and weighs 14.4 oz (408.2 g), making it the ideal support for photographers on the go.

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Gitzo's exclusive "Bubble Ball" is responsible for the head's extremely low weight and guarantees extremely smooth head movements. The head also features Gitzo's Spring Assisted Double Lock (SADL) which utilizes two locking systems to keep the ball in the position you require without slippage. The Traveler Center Ball Head is equipped with a quick release system which makes removal or attachment of your equipment to the ball head fast and easy.

In addition to a bubble level on the ball stem, the GH2781TQR has three independent built-in bubble levels on the quick release which allow precision positioning of your camera or spotting scope. This is particularly useful when capturing architectural detail, landscapes and horizons. Safe Grip Double Quick Release Safety System. Photos, illustrations, cliparts vectoriels et archives. Etape 1 : Recherche Pour lancer votre recherche, saisissez des mots-clés dans le champ de recherche pour parcourir notre banque d'images Créatif ou Editorial.

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Photography Monthly Magazine. Hacking Photography For The Love of It. Trick Photography and Special Effects by Evan Sharboneau. Believe it or not, you don't have to own super expensive equipment or be some kind of camera wiz to take high quality camera shots like these… … but all those hotdog pro photographers out there will NEVER reveal their secrets to you… … so I'm about to do it for you. Don't take my word for that though - here's what just one person had to say: LPA: London Photographic Association and Agents for Professional Photographers.

World Photography Organisation. Le blog de SoVeNa. Documented. No. 8: Music Issue-Part 2 (Issue no-8-music-part2) Love me or leave me. Theme Music 01 Magazine Music Playlist. AnOther Magazine & AnOther Man. Magnum Photos Home. Photography Magazine - Aperture Foundation. Issue #31/ ref. Issue #31 / ref. The Summer issue of Foam Magazine reflects deeply on relationships between photography and reference. Ref. presents eight portfolios which refer each in their own way to other photos, a specific visual style or language, or to stereotypical visual elements that we recognize from other photographic genres.

They are all portfolios that recognize that nothing exists in splendid isolation. Included is a major portion of the project Then & Now by the prominent American artist Ed Ruscha. After the creation of Every Building on Sunset Strip, an icon of conceptual art, Ruscha photographed every building of Hollywood Boulevard in 1973. The road trip, too, is undeniably part of both American culture and photographic heritage. British Journal of Photography.

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