Annie Leibovitz Portraits 2005-2016

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I have always enjoyed Annie Leibovitz‘ work, and in the past few days enrolled in her online Masterclass. It was most interesting, and I learnt lots of things about how she creates portraits. Her job is to understand the subject, and create a portrait which brings that understanding alive. Her job is not just to put the subject at ease. …

Daido Moriyama – Record

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Daido Moriyama, when history is written, will be noted as one of the greatest photographers of his generation. Japanese photography has always interested me, even before we lived there. Yet it still seems under-appreciated in this part of the world. Witness Bystander totally ignoring the Japanese Greats of Street Photography, marring an otherwise excellent history of the genre. A new book, …