***SW&D Photography Thread*** - Page 38
I was thinking about how we usually talk about photography we create, but one thing that I've found really helpful is looking at and dissecting photography I see and admire.
One photographer I'm fascinated by at the moment is Ralph Gibson - his Black and White work is so well lit and has such stark contrast between tones it's really entrancing, I'm trying hard to get the same affects, but apart from shooting in BnW (which I, bizarrely, never do) I can't seem to get anything as gorgeous as this:
I also really love the work of Australian Jesse Marlow:
Some of Henri Cartier Bresson's work is really interesting:
..and I strive (and fail) to reach Steve McCurry's sense of place:
Which photographers get you going and excited?