studio assignment, food, portraiture, products

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  1. Jarvman

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    I've got to 'critically analyse' one food photographer, one portrait photographer and one product photographer that do studio work for my studio practice assignment. Any reccomendations as usual would be great.
     
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    Con Poulos for food.
     
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    concerning the food photographer, I have read these articles of Michael Ray with great interest (I don't know how much you're into food photographing):
    http://www.foodportfolio.com/blog/#blog

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    You could use Irving Penn for all 3.
     
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    Google "Ben Fink" for food - I think you'll be impressed.
     
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    Cheers copake, nice stuff. That's one of the areas covered :D
     
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    For portraits: Patrick Demarchelier, Jeanloup Sieff and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.
     
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    In regards to portrait photography I really like square format black and white stuff like horst p horst, but would like to look at work by someone who does something similar. I've just got a 135mm lens for my C330S and can't wait to try it out in the studio. I'll probably look for a 180mm lens in the near future
     
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    For my final shoot where we had to choose one of the four areas I chose fashion which I haven't mentioned here. I went with punk fashion. Here's one of the photos I took. If you know of any photographers that might be of similar style that'd be a great help too.
     

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    Craig McDean shoot/shoots 8x10 fashion, and he was also interested early on with the culture of the UK punk/skinhead. But there's nothing about his work that is dependent on large format; he uses digi too, and there's no difference in the printed page. Unlike say, Paolo Roversi, who's look is tied heavily with 8x10.
     
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    I've got two covered now, just need products and fashion. I'm finding it really difficult to find a product photographer, any ideas?