Need some pointers photographer

Discussion in 'Still life' started by mark, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. mark

    mark Member

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    I haven't done still life shots in about 20 years. I liked them back then but moved to landscape to get me outside. Now I seem to have come full circle but I have forgotten a lot. I am looking for any recommendations for still life photographers I might study.
     
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    Edward Weston. He shot some nice nudes, too, for when you get tired of peppers.
     
  3. mark

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    Thinking about this more, I am most interested in photographers who pair opposites.

    Charis was hot.
     
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    Glad we agree on that, then :smile:

    Good luck with your still life photography.
     
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    Probably the sun reflecting off of the sand ... :tongue:
     
  6. mark

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    None of this is helpful....:smile:
     
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    I enjoy Irving Penn's still lifes, one can learn a lot from him.
     
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    hi mark

    the amphoto pro foto series
    has a few still life books
    "conceptual"
    and not ...
    while they are geared towards color and advertising still life
    it is kind of the same sort of thing ...

    they might ... be helpful
    ( and i think someone who used to be here on apug helped write/edit them )

    (roger hicks ) ...

    john
     
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    Might look at vintageworks.net . A lot of stuff in different catagories. It is all interesting.

    Jim
     
  10. mark

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    Do you know which book it was? I looked at their site and saw nothing about still life photography.

     
  11. mark

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    In theory I am a member of the forum. I just cannot log in and no amount of contacting the leadership got a response. So I said the heck with them a few years ago.

    I might try again.