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24-03-11, 08:31 AM
Join Date: Jul 2010
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yes, you are missing a whole lot, Drew. But don't worry about it. .... For starters, might I suggest having a look at 'Criticizing Photographs' by Terry Barrett,
'How to Read a Photograph
' by Ian Jeffrey and 'Looking at Photographs' by John Szarkowski for starters. They will each provide you with different perspectives on the function of photographs as well as an insight into the development of photographic composition.
To give you a head start, when you look at a photograph for the first time, ......
Imagine a world where you couldn't go down to a gallery and look at photos of people putting rubbish in a bin and feel disappointed when you left.
Thank you Tom, can you tell me where I can get a hold of the book on 'Patronizing' to which you seem to have access?
As for your last paragraph; I didn't need to imagine it, I was there. It irks me that there are genuinely creative photographers out there who cannot get a break and yet these seemingly talentless people have their work in an exhibition (although admittedly most likely only once).
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