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    Observe a photographer in action

    If you had the opportunity to be with a photographer past or present and observe their modus operandi when taking a shot, who and what shot would it be? For me it would be this (notice the fine line between the woman on the right in profile and the woman behind who perhaps is walking forward to negate this dark line separation) a fraction of a mm, but it makes the shot –

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/theobserve...54?INTCMP=SRCH

    “The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention”

    Francis Bacon

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    “Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”

    Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2

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    Jane Bown: her portrait of Björk

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    nadar .. or atget

    anything they did

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    Kick his ass, Sea Bass!

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    At night in Paris with Andre Kertesz....

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    It'd be a toss-up between Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson for me.

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    Maybe with O'Sullivan in the west. I know it would NOT be with Capa in the landing craft on d-day.

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    I'd wander around great spruce head island for a day with Eliot Porter. Some soft portraits with Hurrell would be interesting too.

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    Definitely Sebastio Salgado. For me almost all of his work is magical.

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