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
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by Arnold Newman, the first published since his death in 2006, contains familiar works as well as several previously unpublished pictures.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.
500 Poses for Photographing Women: A Visual Sourcebook for Portrait Photographers

Poor posing can make people shots appear 'unprofessional'. Yet posing is an often overlooked area in mainstream photographic education. Comprised almost entirely of images, this useful if sometimes cheesy book, aptly subtitled a 'visual sourcebook', provides hundreds of examples of female portraits.

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.
Where are the portrait lenses?

Originally written in March 2009, a short article lamenting the lack of fast short-telephoto 'portrait' primes for APS-C systems.

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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