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Offline Scott S

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favorite photographer?
« on: December 01, 2014, 05:39:41 PM »
who is your current favorite photographer at the moment?
I've been really liking Elena Shumilova

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Offline Fyrblade

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Re: favorite photographer?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2014, 06:55:41 PM »
I've seen her work before - it's very eye-catching and I like it a lot.

I can't say I have a favourite.. I think I'm more of a "I know what I like and I know what I don't" kinda guy - with there being infinite ways of processing a shot, I really just enjoy seeing what people do with it

Offline Ochotona

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Re: favorite photographer?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2014, 10:51:28 AM »
Wow, she's really got that dreamy atmospheric light down!  Some great shots.  I like it a lot.

I'm out of touch with modern photographers.  There are so many outstanding shots out there on the internet from amateurs it's just amazing.

One of my favorite old school photogs is Henri Cartier-Bresson.  I believe he's considered the father of street photography, but I like how he deftly mixed people into street/landscape scenes, something I wish I did a better job of.


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Re: favorite photographer?
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2014, 11:12:19 AM »
Predictable, I know, but Steve McCurry's images invariably have the 'Wow' factor (http://stevemccurry.com/).

I recently visited an exhibition and presentation by Martin Parr (http://www.martinparr.com/) that also impressed me, especially his early work.  8)
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Offline Suka

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Re: favorite photographer?
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2015, 04:45:39 PM »
There are pros (and that depends),  I don't follow any of them or know who they are.  My fav is Zubbuz.

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Re: favorite photographer?
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2015, 10:04:07 AM »
There are pros (and that depends),  I don't follow any of them or know who they are.  My fav is Zubbuz.
Haha thanks Suka! I'm sure you can find someone better than me but I'll happily accept it :)

My automatic response was "you mean apart from myself?" :P While I don't entirely mean that, it's also not entirely facetious... I don't really follow specific photogs and I can't really name any off the top of my head (apart from the likes of Kelby [but I don't really know any of his work] and Trey Ratcliff [and I typically dislike most of his stuff]).

I just flick through stuff that I like - if I come across someone that I like I go through their stuff, then will often forget their name but not the look of their work...

One guy that I do like occasionally catching up on new stuff that he has done is Frank Packer... But only because his subject matter is cool - I don't view his stuff on how to better my own work because I have no real interest in shooting people...


For instance - I absolutely love this image... https://www.flickr.com/photos/frankpackerphotography/8335856952/
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