Stories tagged with portraiture

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A Portrait of Invention: David Friedman's 'Inventor' Series

Photographer David Friedman has been photographing inventors since 2008. During the course of that time he has sat down with 47 men and women who have their names on patents for products as diverse as cellphones, US Navy antennas and 'Squirt-gun Shoes'. We spoke to David recently about his project - read what he has to say and take a look at a selection of images. See gallery

5 Reasons why I haven't used my DSLR for months
Dpreview editor Barnaby Britton hasn't used his DSLR for months. In this article, he considers why not.
Article: Fashion Shoot Tips from a Pro

With beautiful models, elaborate lighting set-ups and an army of willing assistants, the idea of a fashion shoot can seem very glamorous. In this article, professional photographer Martin Evening takes you behind the scenes with a look at the amount of often mundane preparation that goes into making a beauty or fashion shoot come off seamlessly. Click through to find out why taking the picture is 'the easy part'.

Fashion Shoot: Tips from a Pro
Success in the world of fashion photography involves much more than just shooting pretty models. London-based photographer and digital imaging expert Martin Evening takes a look at the production and planning skills you need to keep both clients and models happy.
Book Review: 'Masterclass - Arnold Newman'

Arnold Newman, who died in 2006 was a master portrait photographer who captured many of the most iconic figures of his day, from artists and actors, to presidents. 'Masterclass', a handsome new book of images by Newman, the first published since his death, contains more than 200 images. Many will be familiar, but several have never been published before. Adam Koplan takes a look at this extraordinary collection. 

Masterclass: Arnold Newman
Masterclass, a handsome new book of images made by Arnold Newman, the first published since his death in 2006, contains familiar works as well as several previously unpublished pictures. For fans of portraiture 'Masterclass' is definitely worth a look.
Envisioning Family: A Photographer's Guide to Making Meaningful Portraits of the Modern Family
A mixture of personal anecdote and practical advice, 'Envisioning Family: A Photographer's Guide to Making Meaningful Portraits of the Modern Family' by Tamara Lackey should be of interest to anyone who wants to add a little something extra to their family portraits. Adam Kaplan takes a look.
First Pictures by Joel Sternfeld
This handsome collection brings together Joel Sternfeld’s early color photography and includes many compelling images that have not been widely seen. First Pictures contains many captivating pictures and provides insight into the development of one of America’s true masters of color photography
Book Review: Vivian Maier, Street Photographer
When Vivian Maier died in obscurity in 2009 she left behind a huge collection of photographs, taken over several decades. Barnaby Britton, dpreview reviews editor takes a look at a new collection of her work, 'Vivian Maier, Street Photographer'.
Edward Weston: One Hundred Twenty-five Photographs
Published in conjunction with the 125th year after Edward Weston’s birth, this large, lavish book reproduces a generous selection of the most important work of this wonderful and canonical photographer.
Behind the Picture: Stranger on the Port Townsend Ferry
Searching through his archive for some photographs to print, dpreview.com Reviews Editor Barnaby Britton uncovers a twilight portrait from 2008 and explains how he took it, and what it means.
Posing - A Starting Point
One of the biggest issues confronting photographers starting out shooting portraits is how to pose their subject. Here are a few pointers that will work out every time for you.
Book Review: Saul Leiter: Early Color
Although not as well-known as some of his contemporaries, Saul Leiter is one of the most interesting photographers of his generation. This collection, 'Early Color' showcases some of his experiments with color film in the 1940s and 50s and reveals a unique eye.
Book Review: Linda McCartney, a Life in Photographs
Linda McCartney was much more than just Paul McCartney's wife. An established photographer when they met, Linda spent the rest of her life documenting her family's private and professional lives. A career retrospective and memorial to a life cut short, 'Life in Photographs' showcases a rare talent.
Kertész - Photographs by André Kertész
Released on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition curated by the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris, this magnificent selection of nearly 500 images presents the most comprehensive collection of André Kertész’s work in print.
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