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Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on street photography and the poetic image

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on street photography and the poetic image

Author: Alex Webb; Rebecca Norris Webb; Teju Cole
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Aperture, [2014]
Series: Photography workshop series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Renowned photographers and teachers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb guide readers on a creative journey through the world of street photography and the poetic image as a path toward finding and deepening a unique photographic vision. Based on their popular international workshop, this creative couple interweaves real-world insight with stories that reveal their own creative process and influences. They touch on a  Read more...

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Named Person: Alex Webb; Rebecca Norris Webb
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Webb; Rebecca Norris Webb; Teju Cole
ISBN: 9781597112574 1597112577
OCLC Number: 872712603
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The blind man and the bus --
The first photograph --
The camera eye --
Looking for photographs --
Tell it slant --
Walking and waiting --
The luminous image --
Color is emotion --
About blue --
The grace of others --
Meatyard's paradox --
Crowded frames --
I dream of journeys --
Terra incognita --
The unexpected metaphor --
Where the road is a river --
Mistakes as road maps --
Serendipity --
Lost and loss --
Metzker's shadows --
On creative tension --
The edge --
The antelope --
Lost in Istanbul --
Reading the landscape --
Novels as guides --
Obsession --
On text and images --
The art of failure --
On tone --
Being there --
The wisdom of re-vision --
Symphony and sonata --
Light like a bird --
Time as editor --
The attentive eye --
Asking questions --
On collaboration --
The visual refrain --
At day's end --
Living and dying --
Endings as beginnings --
The secret of life.
Series Title: Photography workshop series.
Other Titles: Street photography and the poetic image
Responsibility: introduction by Teju Cole.


Distills the worlds top photographers' creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography. In this book, the authors offer their expert insight into street photography and the poetic image.  Read more...


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As a reading experience, the books feel more like monographs with expansive captions than generic how-to guides. -Eye MagazineIf you want to be inspired in your creative process, read Alex Webb and Read more...

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