I - get paid for doing it and am given the means to do it...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
I’ve always felt that photography provides an opportunity for staging, for telling a story through images. What I aim at, is an image with a minimum of information and markers, that has no reference to a given time or place - but that nevertheless speaks to me, that evokes something which happened just before or may happen just after. I know that many people question this way of photographing, but why should there be only one sort of photography?… On the other hand, I am interested in commercial photography because it provides me with a purpose. The agreement between client and photographer seems perfectly fair to me. They give me the opportunity to make images, on condition that I show their product in a favorable light. I
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: get paid for doing it and am given the means to do it well. This submits me to a discipline, which is something I need, because for me its easier to do things when I find myself obliged to do them. To do them just for my pleasure would seem irrelevant. Sarah Moon Photographers, fashion: Edward Steichen, 1879-1973 Man Ray, 1890-1976 Erwin Blumenfeld, 1897-1969 George Hoyningen-Huene, 1900-1968 Horst P. Horst, 1906 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, 1895-1989 Richard Avedon, 1923 Irving Penn, 1917 Sarah Moon, 1940 Class 21. Fashion...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online