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The photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin knows the power of photography to connect us to our world. In a talk filled with glorious images, he talks about using photos to tell our stories. (Recorded February 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 14:59)

Beautiful positive / negative space by Tang Yau Hoong

Visual+ Sound+ Interactivity

Book i am reading:

Photojournalism, Sixth Edition: The Professionals’ Approach

By Kenneth Kobre

Photo Editor Larry Nighswander has identified 15 Elements of Composition that can control the “look” of your photographs. Some pictures contain one of the elements, while others will use several of them:

Rule of Thirds
Controlled Depth of Field
Lighting as a Creative Device
Linear Perspective
Introducing Disorder
The Decisive Moment
Selective Focus
Dominant Foreground, Contributing Background

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Julie de Waroquier (France)

Julie’s pictures are a mixture of fantasizing, surrealism and conceptualism; inspired by fairy tales and dreams.

Beijing-based painter Mu Lei creates a dark and glossy world where women amassed with feathers reign. The surreal realm offers an unusual blend of dark, moody sensuality merged with video game aesthetics. It’s like the unlikely crossroads whereBlack Swan meets Galaga. The artist’s portfolio boasts a fairly monochromatic scheme with the occasional glimpse of red lips or a crimson blush for the leading ladies that star in his paintings. To accompany them and their soul-piercing stares you can usually find feathers, birds, and varied aircrafts. The works are clearly inspired by flight, often equipping the subjects with piloting accessories like goggles or surrealistic wings.


France photographer Thierry Le Gouès

Born January 1st 1964 in Brest, France, Thierry Le Gouès begins his career as a photographer at 22 years old for the group Conde Nast Italy. Mainly known as a fashion photographer, he has worked for publications such as French Magazine (a magazine he co-founded), Marie-Claire, Allure, Vogue, Glamour, Vibe, ELLE, Flaunt, ID Magazine, The Face, Amica, Citizen K, Numero… He also made many advertisement campaigns for the likes of Nike, Hermès, Zadig & Voltaire, Moschino, Redskins, Lavazza, Yves Saint Laurent, Antik Batik, Paco Rabanne, Replay or le Printemps.