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The photographer begins to feel big and bloated and so big he can’t walk through one of these doors because he gets a good byline; he gets notices all over the world and so forth; but they’re really – the important people are the people he photographs. — Gordon Parks Gordon Parks spent much of […]

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I first met Dave Black at Photoshop World several years ago. He was setting up a balance beam in a lecture hall for a live shoot he was doing with a champion gymnast for a session he was teaching. As I watched him set up, interact with the gymnast, his assistant, and the room full […]

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Last year at Photoshop World, I was introduced to Jeremy Cowart’s work by a close friend who considers Cowart a big influence on his own work. I liked what I saw and began following Cowart’s blog. Recently, he was named the Most Socially Influential Photographer on the Internet. Cowart responded to this accolade with tremendous […]

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If there’s one photographer I relate with stylistically, it’s Brian Smith. He’s done all kinds of photography over his career, and he spoke with me about his beginnings in this podcast. He is simply one of the best living portraitists and ranks high in the all-time category, as well. His photographs are made with people, not […]

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Bill Fortney - Outdoor Photographer & Author

Editors Note: You can catch Bill Fortney at this year’s Photoshop World in Las Vegas. Bill Fortney is one of America’s premier photographers specializing in Landscape, close-up, nature, Americana, and travel. In his 44 year career, Bill has been a High School teacher and football coach, AP rep, Medical photographer, and Marketing Public Relations person. […]

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Tina Modotti was an Italian photographer who emigrated to the United States in 1913 at the age of 16. She was drawn to the performing arts at first and experimented with acting.  She appeared in plays, operas, and silent films throughout the 1910s and 1920s. As she worked and built her career and relationships, she became […]

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banner image by Gerda Taro Robert Capa was a Hungarian photographer and photojournalist who focussed on covering wars.  He covered a total of five different wars in his career: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the First Indochina War. Capa left home at age 18 to see the world. His original goal was the be a […]

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