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Posts tagged "Robert Frank"
And What Else Do We Know by Him? A Response to 0.2964285

And What Else Do We Know by Him? A Response to 0.2964285

As Michael has shown us, the process of editing and sequencing photographic work is a process that’s at least as important to the actual shooting of images. But his example of Robert Frank’s The Americans is interesting for another reason: isn’t this the almost archetypical one-hit-wonder? Or put differently: what else do you know by...
0.2964285

0.2964285

As touched on in Johannes’ previous posts (Discovering/Uncovering the Magic and Difficulties and Successes), there is one part of the photographic process that is often forgotten or undervalued.  The exercise of picking out the images from a shoot which together create a coherent narrative in a photographic series is an ability every photographer must develop....
Jack Kerouac and Robert Frank

Jack Kerouac and Robert Frank

 Jack Kerouac writes in his introduction to Robert Franks seminal book “The Americans”; “After seeing these pictures you end up finally not knowing any more whether a juke box is sadder than a coffin […] What a poem this is, what poems can be written about this book of pictures some day by some young...