Ok – on to my musings – which I’ll keep reasonably short
First – the B&W crusade continues. This time I’d like you to examine the images of Paul Huf
– a Dutch photographer from the 60s and 70s. His work is classic fashion, but quirky and fully exploits the B&W image.
Another great image many of you will have seen is the Migrant Mother
by Dorothea Lange
. It’s one of the great images of the 20th Century. This video by Simon Whistler
tells you the story behind it. I’d also suggest you study the work of Lange and the Farm Security Administration
– the photographs told powerful stories of a country in crisis and helped develop the art of photojournalism.
And finally, one of the many talented photographers pushing portraiture into fine art – works by Alex Di Cicco presented in Photogrist