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Urbex

Beauty in Decay: On-line slideshows to music Short documentary video I do not find this as powerful as the still shot slideshows.   Read on-line http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4ixdny_download-beauty-in-decay-urbex-free-books_news

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New Topographics

“New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape” was  curated by William Jenkins at the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House (Rochester, New York) in January 1975. In his introduction to the catalogue, Jenkins defined the common denominator of the show as “a problem of style:” “stylistic anonymity”, an alleged absence of style. […]

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Brassai

Brassaï (1899-1984) was a Hungarian-born French photographer who created countless iconic images of 1920s Parisian life. He moved to Paris in 1924, working as a journalist and joined a circle of Hungarian artists and writers. His seminal book Paris de Nuit (Paris by Night 1933) documented the nightlife of prostitutes, street cleaners, and other scenes in his neighborhood […]

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Psychogeography and the ‘Edgelands’ (notes)

!! more to be done on this to incorporate notes and large infographic I started to develop in a sketchbook for this module. Currently based on work for OCA Landscape Photography Psychogeography is essentially the broad terrain where geography – in terms of the design and layout of a place – influences the experience, i.e. the psyche […]

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Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky, OC (born February 22, 1955) is a Canadian photographer and artist known for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. Burtynsky’s most famous photographs are sweeping views of landscapes altered by industry: mine tailings, quarries, scrap piles. The grand, awe-inspiring beauty of his images is often in tension with the compromised environments they depict. Exploring the Residual […]

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Photoshop artistic effects

Photoshop Art Photographic creativity: colour, sharpness/focus, abstraction – NikFX and/or Lightroom and/or Camera RawArt brushes and filters – Photoshop/Corel Painter/ iPadMasking and compositing – Photoshop Coloured pencil/pastel effects Oil/Smudge Painting Watercolour consist of: Photo as smart object Refinement of photo using art filters eg find edge, blur, posterise, and/or colour/tone adjustments Overlay blend watercolour paper […]

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Photoscreenprinting

!! To be fully written up with my photos of the process and inspiration, and more of the challenges, linked to Printmaking blog. What is screenprinting? Types and technique Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by […]

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Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto is a contemporary Japanese photographer, born in 1948 and dividing his time between Japan and New York. His use of an 8×10 large-format camera and extremely long exposures have given Sugimoto a reputation as a photographer of the highest technical ability. He has spoken of his work as an expression of ‘time exposed’, […]

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Daido Moriyama

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Photolithography

Using drawings and tusche on mylar as the plate Preparing photographs All digital images or photographs need to be converted to greyscale and printed in black ink only onto transparent film using an inkjet or laser printer. If an image contains greys it is better to darken them as they are likely to overexpose and […]