“When I started modeling, it was just a job, and I was so excited—everything was so new, so crazy. I didn’t overthink anything. Cara Delevingne
While the 20-year-old self-described tomboy was amazed by her sudden rocket into the heart of the fashion universe (not to mention by just how tough all that runway walking can be), she is setting her sights on other stars—acting, making music, inventing, Nobel Prizes—as long as there’s plenty of goofing off to be done along the way.
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This 13th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award has been juried by Elisabeth Biondi (NY, USA). A total of 795 photographers from 71 countries have submitted 5,610 photographs for consideration of the juror.
“I would like to see your best black and white photos showing people in sadness or with a pensive or moody look. I am looking for touching photos, something I will remember. Images can be a whole scene with one or more people or a portrait photo in black and white. Toned images (eg sepia or blue toned) are also allowed in this contest, but the image must be monochrome. I hope to see a lot of new uploaded photos for my judging.” —Community judge Christian Kieffer
This is an updated and newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography (originally published in 1994), which has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and complete textbook on photography. With well over 100 beautiful photographic illustrations in both black-and-white and color, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables, this book presents the world of photography to beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers seeking to make a personal statement through the medium of photography. Without talking down to anyone, or talking over anyone’s head, Barnbaum presents “how to” techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. Yet he goes well beyond the technical, as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography so often avoided in other books.
Bruce Barnbaum is recognized as one of the world’s finest landscape and architectural photographers, and for decades has been considered one of the best instructors in the field of photography. This latest incarnation of his textbook, which has evolved, grown, and been refined over the past 35 years, will prove to be an ongoing, invaluable photographic reference for years to come. It is truly the resource of choice for the thinking photographer.
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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression
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The work of Turkish artist, Emel Karakozak comes as a simple reminder of how miraculous women are. The gateway to life, the the survival and support system for life. The following series, Budding, depicts this so beautifully, without interruption.
Emel explains that through her work, “Everything is aimed to understand the whole. Life and death, which described simultaneously in my photography is a example of my hybrid expression. Woman not only causes a miracle by giving birth, but also has the ability to reconstitute herself spiritually.”
The most important advice is to get out, use your gear, try different angles of view, different positions, different weather, and light conditions. In my experience weather and light changes so often and not only at modern architecture and this finally leads to different ways to see and present a building. Try different filter types (ND, GND, and polarizer) and how they inﬂuence the look of your image.