Camera Position 09 : Composition and Idea

The idea you want to communicate in a photograph is in direct relation to the way in which you choose to make that photograph. A photograph of Bernini’s beautiful Baroque fountain, situated in front of the Pantheon, is used to examine how composition and idea play off of one another.

Fontana, Piazza della Rotunda, Roma, 1990
Photograph by Jeff Curto

Camera Position 08 : Strand’s “The Family”

Paul Strand’s masterful 1953 portrait “The Family” acts as a backdrop for some thoughts on how interaction between the photographer and subject and among the subjects themselves creates visual and emotional interest in a photograph.

The Family, Luzzara, Italy, 1953
Photograph by Paul Strand

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