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Spen84107
07-08-2004, 08:20
I realized I don't know too many modern or historical photographers...
Who are your favorite photographers?

Historical: I like Edward Weston...

Modern: Zosia Zija (http://www.zija.net/ )
(I don't think she's very well-known....yet, but I really like her work.)

noway
07-08-2004, 10:06
Hands down Adam Ansel. His work is great and very nicely down and is a classic

hile
07-08-2004, 11:26
Nobody famous -- just one of my best friends. She's my favourite photograper.

CheesyD
07-08-2004, 12:24
Ansel Adams would be my favorite. John Shaw is also exceptional.

Tennessee Slim
07-08-2004, 12:51
Yousuf Karsh & Robert Cappa

nipperwolf
07-08-2004, 15:33
Ansel Adams and Jim Brandenburg.

The Pontificator
07-08-2004, 17:33
Ansel Adams. Saw some of his work on display at the Columbus (OH) Museum of Art back in 1985. Just breathtaking.

DigitalPhotog
07-08-2004, 19:30
Modern photogs- Robert Farber, Gregg Gorman, Annie Lebowitz, and several unknowns in the portrait and fashion industries.

pizzaaguy
07-09-2004, 12:30
SUZE RANDALL ;f

Spen84107
07-09-2004, 12:43
Originally posted by DigitalPhotog
Modern photogs- Robert Farber, Gregg Gorman, Annie Lebowitz, and several unknowns in the portrait and fashion industries.

I really like Annie Lebowitz as well...

SanduneCC
07-09-2004, 12:48
Originally posted by pizzaaguy
SUZE RANDALL ;f

I'm with you! :cool:

chevrofreak
07-10-2004, 01:14
Oleg Volk and Ichiro Nagata ;)

hwyhobo
07-10-2004, 07:39
Besides some of those already mentioned, Alfred Stieglitz, and in particular his photographs from New York around 1900-1910. It is a humbling experience to see photographs not only of such genius but of such technical quality coming from the early days of the 20th century.

Ned Ludd
07-10-2004, 08:25
Im surprised nobody mentioned Elliot Porter.

-NL

Timber Wolf
07-11-2004, 17:04
Ansel and Leonard Lee Rue III.
My photo instructor met Ansel before he died (Ansel, notmy phot instructor).

agony
07-14-2004, 20:53
Joel Peter Witkin.

Distrubing but beautiful.

A tribute to a genius. (http://www.correnticalde.com/joelpeterwitkin/)

Weejee. The greatest crime photographer of all time.

hitecrednek
07-20-2004, 16:14
Eugene Smith (Life)

Gordon Converse (Christian Science Monitor)

Coltman2003
07-20-2004, 23:58
Oleg Volk

;I

charlieschoice
08-05-2004, 05:46
Tom Till from Utah.

If you're ever in Moab, check out his studio on main street.

First time I ever spent some "serious" money on a picture.

Goes without saying that Adams has to be mentioned.

Spen84107
08-07-2004, 13:05
Originally posted by agony
Joel Peter Witkin.

Distrubing but beautiful.

A tribute to a genius. (http://www.correnticalde.com/joelpeterwitkin/)

Weejee. The greatest crime photographer of all time.

"Distrubing but beautiful." ;P I'm shocked... But you're right. Amazing work. Thanks for posting this..

WERA49
08-07-2004, 19:36
"Distrubing but beautiful." I'm shocked... But you're right. Amazing work. Thanks for posting this..
Disturbing? Yes.
Beautiful? Absolutely not.

I wish that it had not been posted. I also wish that I had not seen it. I saw three or four, in hopes that they would get better. The images kept getting worse.

Ned Ludd
08-08-2004, 09:11
Witkin has never been my cup of tea. I really think he should be considered with painters since his images are generally so heavily manipulated. To me the great thing about photos is that they make us take another look at the world around us. Whether showing beauty of nature (Adams, Porter) or human suffering (Lang) he get to reflect more deeply on the things we see everyday. Surreal images canít do that.

-NL

Spen84107
08-08-2004, 23:05
Originally posted by WERA49
Disturbing? Yes.
Beautiful? Absolutely not.

I wish that it had not been posted. I also wish that I had not seen it. I saw three or four, in hopes that they would get better. The images kept getting worse.

"Beautiful" is not necessarily the term I would choose either. Amazing, intriguing, shocking, stunning, are words more suited for this photographer. Future viewers should definitely be aware of graphic, disturbing images.