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#1 Barbara Knijff

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 03:31 PM

I'm writing a final-essay for school for my graduation about: One framed movies.
I'm looking for artists like: Jeff Wall and Cregory Crewdson

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Gregory Crewdson - Family dinner

Can you give me more names from artists who you think I have to mention in my project!
And offcourse those who have some great pictures! (Or filosofie or way of working..etc.)
(I'm looking for pictures and not stills from movies, only real photography..)

I'm from the Netherlands and I think there are much more of this kind of artists in the USA!
It's so hard to find some good artists or material about this subject here! :angry:
(Sorry for my bad english..)

I hope you can help me out! :)

Thnx!

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#2 Francesco Bonomo

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 03:48 PM

Barbara, i think it largely depends on your taste. For instance, I don't like Crewdson at all (i saw lots of his "art" in an exhibition a week ago), while I love, for instance, Salgado or Cartier-Bresson (and many, many others). In a way, you could say that every photographer tries to tell a story with a single picture, hence "one framed movies".

I think it'd be better for you and for your essay if you chose the ones you really like based on your own personal judgement and taste.
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#3 Barbara Knijff

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 05:12 PM

Hi Francesco

Thnx for your reply! But this is not about my personal taste..
Ofcourse that will be a part of my essay, but for now I want to know the story's, technics, and filosofies
about how a picture 'such as that one from Crewdson became that picture.
I mentioned those 2 photographers, just to show you what I mean..
Salgado is in my opinion more registrated photography.. Most of his pictures are not directed.
The pictures of Cartier-Bresson could be directed, but I don't think they are..
Both are great photographers, but not the photography what I was looking for.
I know every photographer want to tell his story with a picture, that's what its all about!
But I mean photographers who make whole settings before they take a picture..




Barbara, i think it largely depends on your taste. For instance, I don't like Crewdson at all (i saw lots of his "art" in an exhibition a week ago), while I love, for instance, Salgado or Cartier-Bresson (and many, many others). In a way, you could say that every photographer tries to tell a story with a single picture, hence "one framed movies".

I think it'd be better for you and for your essay if you chose the ones you really like based on your own personal judgement and taste.


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#4 Francesco Bonomo

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 05:39 PM

But I mean photographers who make whole settings before they take a picture..


Ok, i'll try again then, although I think it's a very broad definition...basically every fashion photographer could appear in your essay ;)
Anyway, the first two names that come to my mind are David LaChapelle and Oliviero Toscani, heavily staged pictures for both of them. Hope it helps...
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#5 Mike Williamson

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 06:10 PM

Helmut Newton and Steven Klein.
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#6 Barbara Knijff

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Posted 13 January 2008 - 06:24 PM

Helmut Newton and Steven Klein.



Steven Klein is more like it!

That's more a photographer who is utilizing a cinematic aesthetic.
Photos who are all like scenes in a movie.. each shot is an epic, both in creating the image and the final result.
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#7 Chris Clarke

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 07:13 AM

Have a look at Philip-Lorca di Corcia.
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#8 Barbara Knijff

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 10:33 AM

Have a look at Philip-Lorca di Corcia.



Thnx.. Great pictures!
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#9 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 12:50 PM

But I mean photographers who make whole settings before they take a picture..



Cindy Sherman is a great example of someone who does that and she has a great body of work. Check her out if you haven't.
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#10 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 15 January 2008 - 04:24 AM

Ellen Von Unwerth is another good one.
Here are a couple of recent photos of hers:
http://www.print.dun...b-happily-ever/
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#11 anthony le grand

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Posted 16 January 2008 - 12:36 AM

perhaps it's less "mise en scène" and more spiritual but Duane Michals is always a reference...
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#12 Barbara Knijff

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 11:11 AM

Thnx!! You all really helped me out!
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#13 Hal Smith

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 02:08 PM

Gregory Crewdson NPR interview and photos at:

http://www.npr.org/t...storyId=5157819
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#14 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 02:55 PM

O. Winston Link

http://www.linkmuseum.org/index.html


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#15 Mike Williamson

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 03:12 PM

Great image, Leo.
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#16 Matthew Buick

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 05:40 PM

Jerry Tubby is fairly good I think.
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#17 Patrick Lavalley

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 10:13 AM

One of my favorite photographers is William Eggleston.

http://www.egglestontrust.com/
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#18 F Bulgarelli

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 07:37 PM

Gordon Parks

His work is truly an inspiration; from fashion and art photography to photojournalism.

Check out "Half Past Autumm"
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#19 Jamie Metzger

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 09:33 PM

Albert Watson is a fantastic photographer in regards to his eye for design, and fashion.

Check him out.
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#20 William A Chapman Jr

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 09:48 PM

You can't leave out Ansel Adams
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