Tuesday, 17 December 2013

William Klein Light Trails - Painting With Light Fashion Photography

William Klein trained initially as a painter, then worked as a fashion photographer for Vogue and rewrote a lot of the rules of fashion photoraphy. These are some early 60s fashion shoots where he has used a light very quickly sketching around the model to create light trails

More on William Klein click here

More William Klein ideas

colour lines on contact sheets a development from his light trails fashion shoots click here

Dorothy + Light Newspaper, 1962


Monday, 16 December 2013

Little People Big World Zev Hoover

Zev Hoover is a 14 year old american photographer and artist. Using his camera and an idea originally from his older sister he produces manipulated images where he is reduced down to the size of Slinkachu little person. His work makes excellent use of photoshop and aspects of the concepts of tiltshift

Zev Hoover

Zev Hoover

Many of his images use himself as the subject matter

Zev Hoover

His flickr pages

His website lots of good tips and ideas

Article in the Daily Mail

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Unusual Approach To Still Life - Food Landscapes - Carl Warner - Landscapes made of figures - Bill Brandt

Carl Warner is a photographer who creates Food landscapes both as artwork and as images for advertising

Carl Warner's website click here

Bill Brandt
1904 - 1983
b/w photographs looking at links between landscape and figures

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Use of a scanner to manipulate images or create images

Just a straight scan can be an interesting way of creating an image

You can use a scanner to create an image - try rolling your head as the scanner bar moves

stretching part of the image by thinking about when and how you move the object you are scanning

Matus - multiple scans - links well to David Hockney

scanning mixing found objects and x-rays Giang Nguyen Hoang


scanography - ok hate the word but excellent website click here

Stuart Nelson click here

Mike Leale click here