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Identico

In Graphic Design, My own Work, Photography on June 1, 2010 at 11:00 pm
A photography book made in collaboration with documentary photography student Chiara Tocci. The book is about twins.
We decided to create two books each book contains the photograph of one twin, so that they can be viewed individually or together.

David La Chapelle

In Photography on January 14, 2009 at 7:34 pm

David La Chapelle

David La Chapelle is colourful, shrill and humorous. He works in fields like fashion, fine art and advertising. His photographs draw everyone’s attention and are therefore very popular at the moment. He photographed celebrities like Marilyn Manson, Naomi Campbell, David Beckham, Drew Barrymore, Britney Spears, Uma Thurman, Christina Aguilera….

Richard Avedon

In Photography on January 13, 2009 at 7:19 pm

Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon (1923 – 2004) was an American photographer. Avedon started his career as a fashion photographer at Harper’s Bazaar. In 1946, Avedon set up his own studio and photographed for magazines including Vogue and Life. He also did lots of  portrait photographs like from the Beatles.

Shocking! – Oliviero Toscani

In Advertising Design, Photography on January 12, 2009 at 7:10 pm

Oliviero Toscani is an Italian photographer and co founder of Colour magazine, born in 1942. He is known for his controversial advertising campaing for Benetton from 1982 – 2000. Here are some of his worldwide discussed photographes:

Oliviero Toscani

Oliviero Toscani

Rineke Dijkstra

In Photography on January 12, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra (born 1959) is a Dutch photographer. Dijkstra concentrates on single portraits, and usually works in series, looking at groups such as adolescents, clubbers, and soldiers. Her subjects are often shown standing, facing the camera, against a minimal background. 

‘Dijkare’s people co-exist awkwardly with such harmony in nature as if unaware of the exact rules, just as they are to quite certain of the etiquette of self-presentation on such exposed sites. The point of such portraits is to show character in formation and human vulnerability.’ (from The Photo Book – Phaidon)

Photoshop Disaster

In Photography, Random, Website on January 5, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Photoshop Disasters

Here a link for a blog about Photoshop Disasters. It’s funny to look trough all the mistakes on film posters, or advertising campains… which at the first view seem to be perfect. 

Website of Photoshop Disaster.

Yann Arthus Bertrand

In Books and Magazines, Photography, Recommended on January 3, 2009 at 10:35 am

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus Bertrand is a French photographer born in 1964. He discovered the beauty of the world seen from above when he became a hot air balloon pilot and began experimenting aerial photography. In the 90s, under the patronage of UNESCO, he embarked upon his most ambitious project: creating an image bank of the earth seen from above. Yann’s aim was to create a record of the world’s environment for present and future generations. He wants to tell facts through images rather than words. In 1999, his work was published and The Earth from Above, translated in 24 languages, became one of the best selling illustrated books with more than three million copies sold worldwide.

‘The Earth from Above’ is absolutely stunning and made me a big fan of his work. It shows us how beautiful and versatile our world is.

For more information click here.

It’s Nice That

In Books and Magazines, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Recommended, Website on December 30, 2008 at 3:59 pm

It's Nice That

The ‘It’s Nice That‘ Blog was launched in April 2007 to document and inspire creative talent. Everyone can contribute. Scrolling through the various articles is very inspirational and brings you up to date with what is going on in the art and design world. Thanks to Tom for the link.

Ansel Adams

In Photography on December 27, 2008 at 12:12 pm

 

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams is one of my favourite landscape photographers. 

‘I hope that my work will encourage self expression in others and stimulate the search for beauty and creative excitement in the great world around us’ – Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams (1902 – 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black and white photographs of the American West and primarily Yosemite National Park. He developed the zone system of photography a way to calculate the proper exposure of a photograph. The resulting clarity and depth were characteristic of his photographs.

Boogie Photographer

In Photography on December 24, 2008 at 8:45 pm

Boogie

Born and raised in Belgrade, Boogie began documenting rebellion and unrest during the civil war that ravaged his country during the 1990’s.

Now he’s working in Brooklyn NY. It’s worth having a look at his black and white photographes dealing with issues like drugs, gangs, skinheads…