The Genius of Photography Part VI
T1: How many photographs are taken in a year?
Around 80 billion.
T2: What is Gregory Crewdsons modus operandi?
Gregory Crewdsons works by using film props, actors and assistants in order to get a perfect image out of several photographs taken at different times and digitally combined.
T3: Which prints command the highest price & what are they called?
The most expensive prints are the ones made by the photographers themselves near the time the photograph was taken. They are called vintage prints.
T4: What is a Fake photograph? Give an example and explain how & why it is fake.
A fake photograph is a print made from the negative by someone else than the photographer. Such an example is Luis Heyne’s “Powerhouse mechanic”.
T5: Who is Li Zhensheng and what is he famous for?
Li Zhensheng is a photojournalist famous for he’s images of communist China.
T6: What is the photographers “holy of holies”?
Magnum Photo Agency.
T7: How does Ben Lewis see Jeff Walls photography?
Ben Lewis sees Jeff Walls’s photographs as a return to 19th century painting.
T8: Which famous photograph was taken by “Frank Mustard”?
He took Camille Silvie’s “River in France” photograph.