Intimacy

mickyates B&W, Cambodia, Colour, Documentary, Falmouth, MA, Masters, Photography, Portrait, Street, Street photography Leave a Comment

‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ Bill Jay, Occam’s Razor, 1992, pg 18 I wrote a piece on ‘preciousness‘ in art and photography a couple of weeks ago. Now, I want to address something even more important to my future …

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. …