Mar 192014
 
Rob Lemmon: Leica Monochrom

Rob Lemmon The Violin Maker Paris FRANCE Introduction Photographers fall into one of two camps: those who need to get closer to their subjects and those who need to take a few steps back.  In photography, you set the standards by which your picture is judged.  There is no golden rule like, “You should always [more...]

Jan 202012
 
When Titans Collide

McCurry, Kubota, and Scianna What happens when three famous photographers stand in front of the same scene?  Is it possible to determine a winner? | THE GOLDEN TICKET | There are days when we walk outside and know, I mean know in our bones, that a picture is standing in front of us.  Whether these [more...]

Jul 152011
 
Leonardo Da Vinci

Advice from Uncle Leo [ Ten Tips from a Master ] The advice of master artists can easily be adapted to photography. If we want a useful set of guidelines, it might as well come from the greatest artists in history.  By deciphering the tips they gave to young artists of the day, we should [more...]

Jun 042011
 
Craig Semetko

ÔªøGreat Compositions La Scuola di Henri When we begin photography, it is a natural tendency to look for inspiration.  If we are lucky we might have a chance to work with the photographers we admire, but for many of us, we can only know them through their images. — Getting To Know Henri This week’s [more...]

May 312011
 
Myron Barnstone

The Photographer’s Secret Henri Cartier-Bresson might be one of the finest photographers in history. Not because he shot the famous wars or scandalous pictures, but because his designs are so precise they begin to approach the practice of painting, where he learned his craft. Carrying on the artistic tradition is master Myron Barnstone.  Join me [more...]

May 282011
 
Robert Mapplethorpe

Classical Influence After World War II the center of the art world changed from Paris to New York.  The European tradition was shunned as artists searched for a new voice.  But after a generation of rebellion, artists of the 1970′s started to look back again to the classical tradition.  What followed could be a case [more...]