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Famous Photographers: which ones do you admire?

 
 
mistral
 
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Reply Fri 29 Apr, 2005 07:16 am
Hi, Vivien, you know the Swiss photographer Werner Bischof? See

http://www.fotomuseum.ch/Werner_BISCHOF.130.0.html

and other websites!
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Miklos7
 
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Reply Fri 29 Apr, 2005 07:22 am
Mistral,

Thank you very much for the link to Bischof. The photograph from Hong Kong, 1952 is beautiful. Not only are the framing and the light exquisite; the sky is extraordinary. You have started my morning on a high note!
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ossobuco
 
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Reply Fri 29 Apr, 2005 10:47 am
I love the Bishof photo. I'd not heard of him before. I also like that photo site the link is from.

<nice to see you, Mistral>
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mistral
 
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Reply Sat 30 Apr, 2005 04:47 am
Hallo, vivien and ossobuco. Bischof was one of the photographers of "The Family of Man" exhibition in 1954, that brought me to art photography. He made wonderful photographs in Asia and in the Andes, just before he died there by traffic accident. Perhapsw you know the picture of a flute playing indian boy in Peru or Chile. Have a good time! Mistral
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Vivien
 
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Reply Sat 30 Apr, 2005 09:26 am
thanks Mistral - that is lovely and I didn't know the name at all. This link is showing me all sorts of interesting stuff and daughter is enjoying it too.

You are a photographer yourself?
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Portal Star
 
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Reply Sun 1 May, 2005 09:29 am
I love Brassai.
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Miklos7
 
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Reply Sun 1 May, 2005 10:03 am
Yes, Brassai's PARIS AT NIGHT is an amazing book. It's as if Weegee were restricted to art shots, instead of so much focus on mob hits. Extraordinary demimonde night-time atmosphere. Brassai's best-known two literary books, LETTERS TO MY PARENTS and his Picasso biography, are similarly excellent.
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Sanctuary
 
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Reply Sun 1 May, 2005 12:46 pm
Dorothea Lange is my favorite... I love American history, and seeing her photographs of the great depression, the migrants, and the dust bowl is breath-taking.

http://www2.smumn.edu/facpages/~jrodehef/Materials%20Pages/migrant_mother.jpg
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mistral
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2005 08:48 am
Hello, Vivien, no, I'm not a photographer, I'm just an amateur who tried to take pictures like Cartier-Bresson or Bischof, with little success. To day I'm very impressed by the works of Jeff Wall. A kind of photo-surrealism. My regards to your daughter, I have five grandchildren.
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Vivien
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2005 11:51 am
Very Happy thanks

Now Cartier Bresson is one of my favourites, i love the humanity and wit as well as the beautifully composed images.
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Portal Star
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2005 09:22 pm
mistral wrote:
Hello, Vivien, no, I'm not a photographer, I'm just an amateur who tried to take pictures like Cartier-Bresson or Bischof, with little success. To day I'm very impressed by the works of Jeff Wall. A kind of photo-surrealism. My regards to your daughter, I have five grandchildren.


I like Jeff Wall too. I think of him as kind of a painterly photographer, because so much is composed and considered.
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Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Wed 29 Jun, 2005 02:16 pm
I think some (if any are still on this thread :wink: ) might be interested in this website:

Rencontres d'Arles - 55 photo exhibitions from 5 July until 18 September 2005.
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ossobuco
 
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Reply Wed 29 Jun, 2005 06:54 pm
Oh, that looks like fun. I like the website colors a lot. I'm sure I'd enjoy visiting Arles. I liked the "gallery" interior shots very much.
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Endymion
 
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Reply Wed 6 Jul, 2005 05:52 pm
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KiwiChic
 
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Reply Wed 6 Jul, 2005 06:19 pm
in reply to initial Q.

Wolfgang Suschitzky!
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cicerone imposter
 
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Reply Wed 6 Jul, 2005 06:22 pm
About Don McCullin. http://photography.about.com/library/dop/bldop_dmcull.htm
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Vivien
 
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Reply Thu 7 Jul, 2005 01:38 am
Yes his work is very powerful.
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victoria swinger
 
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Reply Wed 17 Aug, 2005 06:21 am
Hi!

Richard Anderson and Tom Meadow they are the best photographer ever.
Believe me i worked with them Smile

Kisses,
Victoria
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benconservato
 
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Reply Sat 3 Sep, 2005 01:08 am
I like this photographer's work
Koenig

Even though I knew him and there is a part of me that doesn't mention him anymore. But his work is beautiful.

I forgot who did that Paul Outerbridge image... thanks Boomerang, even if you get pulled in the process.

All the photographers I love have been mentioned. I am completely out of touch, it feels, with photography. I don't take regular shots either myself anymore, I play with the processing (which I don't do) over expose, double expose, use funny disposable (lomo) type camera... digital...

thank you all for the links to get my mind moving again, great thread
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bobsmythhawk
 
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Reply Mon 12 Sep, 2005 09:54 pm
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