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Pursue and Selection
By this Journal I don't intend to advertise any book (and it doesn't need :D). But this Magnum release is a good oportunity to explore the "World of Photography".
Contacts Sheets.
What are they, and what for? I went down that road before, here and they are records of a roll of film where photographers reviewed and edited their shoots from, a photographic image produced from film, sometimes from a film negative, and sometimes from a film positive.
And this release is important and spices up the curiousity because it shows how World-class photographers work, in two phases: the pursue of the image; and the selection process, as we do today, and the reasons that lead to their choices.
'Pulling a good picture out of a contact sheet,' Cartier-Bresson said, 'is like going down to the cellar and bringing back a good bottle to share."
Trent Parke
René Burri
Marc Riboud
Guy Le Querrec
Elliott Erwitt
Bruce Gilden
Josef Koudelka
Burt Glinn
Leonard Freed
Bruno Barbey
David Hurn - B
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Josef Koudelka
As you know, I normally don't do (features) Journals.
The exception goes to those photographers that had some historical importance in the photography World, those that influence(d) me, those that I believe can move others like they moved me, humanitarian photographers, and that normally live in the "shadow" of the same old Features and references.
"The maximum, that is what has always interested me." This is a quote by Josef Koudelka.
He was born in 1938 in Moravia and began photographing with a 6 x 6 Bakelite camera.
He staged his first photographic exhibition in 1961. Changed to a Rolleiflex camera and in 1967 decided to give up his career in engineering for full-time work as a photographer.
Awarded several times, was known for his exceptional photographs, which required an enourmous amount of courage.
Nomad at heart, he wandered around Europe with his camera and little else. In 1987 Koudelka became a French citizen and his work received support and acknowledgment from his friend, "
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January 2014 Photojournalism DD Roundup

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Meryem by MustafaDedeogLu
Chinese Acrobatics V by davidsant
warrior is a child by hersley
midwife from desa Jake, Kuansi by kresnobagus

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Portrait Features
Hey everyone! :wave: Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! I wasn't on hardly at all because we just got Vista and my boyfriend, Bill was setting it up. I took some long walks though and took pictures, gotta load them on still to see if they were any good! Not much else to say other than I'm roasting!! Damn weather went from like 60 one day to 80 the next!!
On with the features!!:
Look into her eyes by eVikeHypnotist by Amatorka:thumb77839580:To spring by photoportWatch me in this dream... by betceemay Mad heat by photoportInma Arjonilla beauty by RebecaSaray:thumb80833862::thumb80559447::thumb76546103:XL by TheTragicTruth-Of-MeDon't Speak.. by TheTragicTruth-Of-MeLost Dreams by littlemewhateverJavier Regodesebes by quemasNicola - Vintage by larafairie37. by frruliDubai dream by quemas.No,it's just the beginning. by PsychosomaticcThe Look by vizualeyezan ordinary day is autumn by LonelyPierotSelf Portrait 1 by 79thElementEndless Lines by blackfantastixGreen Eyed Lady by PussNboots64:thumb70384512:eyecatchx01 by scorpistock:thumb69543447::thumb42580344:
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Still by omarhazem Still :iconomarhazem:omarhazem 2 2



Ahmed Ashraf
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TheHiddenTalents Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello, your amazing art has been featured in one of my Journal entries. Feel free to check it out.…

I hope you´ll have a great day!
My-Life-Without-Hair Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Really good work, well done !
Ahmedoow Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014   Photographer
Thanks so Much :)
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pivan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for :+devwatch:
Ahmedoow Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014   Photographer
:) you welcome
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:wave: Welcome! Thank you so much for joining :iconallartworld::squee:
Hope you have an awesome time with us! :heart:
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