What’s the latest photobook you bought? And why did you buy it?

Updated on August 24, 2017 in Photography
1 on August 10, 2017

I bought Irving Penn: Centennial after being lucky enough to catch the last day of the exhibition at the Met Art Gallery in NY.

I’m pretty early on in my journey into photography and have been really engrossed in street and candid photos over the past few months so I never really had an interest in studio photography and posed photographs.  The exhibition really changed that for me.  I saw a lot of beauty in his photographs.  He had such a talent for bringing out and capturing the character in the people he posed and shot – I had previously thought a photo would HAVE to be candid to capture a person’s internal character.

Irving Penn showed me I was wrong.  I like to find out when I’m wrong because it shows me what I need to learn next.  So I bought the book 🙂

on August 23, 2017

I think a good photographer ( of people) can capture the true emotion. In the street or the studio. I think that in the studio it’s actually much harder to capture a true emotion since everything is so forced. 

Thanks for the story!!! 

 

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3 on August 23, 2017

That is my latest purchase, 

 great fun to look in it once in awhile.

on August 23, 2017

This looks like a great book! Is it from lens culture? 
The cover photo is a really famous photo and such a nice one!!

 

on August 24, 2017

about lens culture, i’m not so sure.

but it’s a good book if you don’t know it I advise you to try it

on August 24, 2017

about lens culture, i’m not so sure.

but it’s a good book if you don’t know it I advise you to try it

From MatanDrori

I will thanks!!!

 

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