Tag: american-photographer

Contacts : Leonard Freed

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Having recently been in the darkroom again after a long period of absence, I was fortunate enough to have the chance to produce about 50 contact sheets of my recent work. I had quite forgotten what a thoroughly rewarding and wasteful experience this was. Rewarding in that you can clearly see what you have been […]

I first came across the work of William Albert Allard when I was a teenager, as I was given a monthly subscription the National Geographic for my 13th birthday. For me NatGeo was a photographic revolution, I could not get over how people could capture such moving and inspiring images. Although I was not aware […]

Inside Robert Frank’s The Americans

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A thoughtful and deescriptive short video about some of the work of legendary Swiss photographer Robert Frank. After fleeing the Nazi regime in Europe Frank arrived in the USA in 1947. This video is about his most famous piece of work entitled ‘The Americans’ produced in 1958. Frank took a number of road trips throughout […]

A nice little video about a documentary on the life of William Eggleston, a man who really showed the capabilities of colour photography, at a time when black and white was considered to be the main style. Documenting America during the sixties and onward, he had the ability to make the mundane jump out at […]