Looking and listening this week

Looking and listening this week

It’s been a good week.

My Father In-Law graciously agreed to sit for me and while I was happy with the result, there is a lot more I need to be thinking about in my approach to portraiture and that means more practice.

I finally got started reading Annie Liebovitz: A photographer’s life 1990-2005 I have had it for a few months but not even opened it. To be honest I had seen the hardcover of this and the cost put me off but my wife spotted a soft cover edition and got it for me.

The folio pick for this week is Ian Munro. I like images that tell a story and Munro’s character portraits do that for me (warning some images are not safe for work)

Listening to Nataly Dawn who is one half of Pomplamoose

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Looking and listening this week

This week I have been getting less screen time thanks to some back pain that stops me sitting for long. However, I looked at two very different portfolios.

Brian Smith A celebrity portraitist based in Florida. The black and white images are right up there with the best.

Michel Lamoller This portfolio reminded me of an image I made a few years ago when I took several images of the same subject, cut them into strips and wove them into a composite but these images are much better.

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Listening to Pomplamoose