Aug 222011
 
Magnum Contact Sheets

Study the Masters — Thames & Hudson Press Wouldn’t it be nice to explore the Magnum Archives?  I could spend months, maybe even years pouring over the contacts of my favorite photographers.  Contact sheets contain the subtle lessons of composition, design, and the moment when everything comes together into a magical image. A Book Of [more...]

May 162011
 
Great Composition

Understanding The Masters Why do we love certain pictures? Is there an embedded design that appeals to our eyes that we have never even noticed?  Most great photographers have learned classical modes of composition that are rarely discussed.  Its time to look at some images and see what’s going on beneath the surface. —The Interest [more...]