venerdì 2 dicembre 2016

ÉDOUARD BOUBAT | PHOTOGRAPHER



Édouard Boubat was born in 1923. He spent his childhood in Paris and studied typography and graphic arts at the École Estienne and worked for a printing company before becoming a photographer. He took his first photograph after the war in 1946 and was awarded the Kodak Prize the following year. From 1952 to 1967, he traveled around the world taking pictures, then worked freelance with the Rapho agency. His friend, the poet Jacques Prévert, called him the “correspondent of peace.” Boubat died on June 30th, 1999, at the age of 75. vintag.es


























All images © Edouard Boubat
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lunedì 28 novembre 2016

DREW DOGGETT | PHOTOGRAPHER



“I am captivated by stories, driven by the chase for extraordinary beauty and passionate about capturing each moment with integrity and inspiration.
Searching for rarely seen subjects, I’ve traveled to remote corners of the world to chronicle people and places that are truly remarkable. Depicted in their natural environments, they are indigenous cultures and communities through a modern lens; scaled and crafted for the most compelling visual impact.”
Drew Doggett’s photographs might be described as National Geographic meets Vogue, all through a fine-art filter. His subjects—wild horses, weathered hands, windswept dunes—are beautifully balanced with negative space. Drew credits his fashion background with honing his instincts. In his earlier New York days, he assisted several legends in contemporary photography, including Annie Leibovitz and Steven Klein. Those jobs were like a master class in portraiture: how to work with each subject, pick the split second to shoot, and translate his own vision into rich two-dimensionality. We asked the photographer to give us the skinny on the locales and subjects captured in his stunning images.

























All images © Drew Doggett 

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venerdì 25 novembre 2016

LAUREN RAUTENBACH | PHOTOGRAPHER


Lauren Rautenbach from South Africa

“I see the world as a collage of fragments captured through the lens. I am inspired by my city and by the history of South Africa, and in all that I do I search for the everyday moments which remind me of my humanity and which illustrate the beauty of living with diversity. I immortalise these moments with the click of the shutter, and this is the reason why I am a photographer before anything else.

In between lapses of self-imposed exile while reading and writing, or encountering the world through my lens, I work with an NGO called Brothers for All in Langa, Cape Town, where we help to break the poverty-crime cycle that characterises so many impoverished communities in South Africa by providing offenders, ex-offenders and vulnerable youth with aspirational technology skills. My photography is used to portray the students and the townships in a different, more positive light.”  kujaja


























All images © Lauren Rautenbach
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