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Warm Up: Portrait Photography              2 Photos1.Individual Photo (1 person)2.Group Photo (2 or more)
Take photos in style of        Richard Avedon• 1923-2004• Started out as  fashion photographer• Worked for NY  magazines s...
Strong black-and-white contrastcreates an effectof sophistication.
The portraits are often well litand in front of white backdrops,with no props or extraneousdetails to distract from theirp...
SIMPLICITY!                          FOCUS is                          on the                          face,              ...
Anti-fashion              Movement.                  He began to                  take the type                  of realit...
When printed, the imagesregularly contain the darkoutline of the film inwhich the image wasframed. Dwight David Eisenhower...
DRAMA!                                                       Created a                                                    ...
Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, George Bush, Director, CIA,                                       Washington D.C., ...
Andy Warhol, artist ,New York City, August 20, 1969
Michael Moore, Political SatiristEdward Albee, Playwright
“In the American West,” 1979-1984                • Portraits of miners, oil                  field workers in their       ...
In front of his camera, emotions are NOT obvious.Sandra Bennett, twelve year old Rocky Ford, Colorado, 1980       Emma Lee...
Preferring to avoid the "pretty" and bring outthe stark underlying "reality" of the subject. Ruby Mercer, publicist,     B...
Boyd Fortin, Thirteen Year Old    Rattlesnake Skinner,   Sweetwater, TX, 1979                                 Roberto Lope...
Ronald Fischer, beekeeper ,Davis, California, May 9, 1981                                 Jan Patricio Lobato, carney     ...
Group Photos
Richard             Avedon’sSenior Lennard Nerona’sAp Art Student
YOUR WARM UP: Classic Portraits in the style     of Richard Avedon.-Simple backgrounds-Focus on lack of emtions…capture th...
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  1. 1. Warm Up: Portrait Photography 2 Photos1.Individual Photo (1 person)2.Group Photo (2 or more)
  2. 2. Take photos in style of Richard Avedon• 1923-2004• Started out as fashion photographer• Worked for NY magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The New Yorker
  3. 3. Strong black-and-white contrastcreates an effectof sophistication.
  4. 4. The portraits are often well litand in front of white backdrops,with no props or extraneousdetails to distract from theirperson. Marian Anderson, contralto, Truman Capote, 1974 New York City, June 30, 1955
  5. 5. SIMPLICITY! FOCUS is on the face, gaze, dress, and gesture.Ezra Pound, Poet, 1958
  6. 6. Anti-fashion Movement. He began to take the type of reality photographs that most photographers [especially fashion photographersSamuel Beckett ] of that time
  7. 7. When printed, the imagesregularly contain the darkoutline of the film inwhich the image wasframed. Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States, 1964 Wallis, Duchess of Windsor; Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII), 1957
  8. 8. DRAMA! Created a sense of drama by often using a stark, white background and eliciting a frontal, confrontatioMarilyn Monroe, actress , New York City, May 6, 1957
  9. 9. Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, George Bush, Director, CIA, Washington D.C., May 7, 1976Langley, Virginia, March 2, 1976
  10. 10. Andy Warhol, artist ,New York City, August 20, 1969
  11. 11. Michael Moore, Political SatiristEdward Albee, Playwright
  12. 12. “In the American West,” 1979-1984 • Portraits of miners, oil field workers in their soiled work clothes, unemployed drifters, teenagers
  13. 13. In front of his camera, emotions are NOT obvious.Sandra Bennett, twelve year old Rocky Ford, Colorado, 1980 Emma Lee Wellington, housewife North Las Vegas, Nevada, 1980
  14. 14. Preferring to avoid the "pretty" and bring outthe stark underlying "reality" of the subject. Ruby Mercer, publicist, Blue Cloud Wright,Frontier Days, Cheyenne, slaughterhouse worker, Wyoming, 1982 Omaha, Nebraska, 1979
  15. 15. Boyd Fortin, Thirteen Year Old Rattlesnake Skinner, Sweetwater, TX, 1979 Roberto Lopez, oil field worker, Lyons, Texas, September 28, 1980
  16. 16. Ronald Fischer, beekeeper ,Davis, California, May 9, 1981 Jan Patricio Lobato, carney Rocky Ford, Colorado, 1980
  17. 17. Group Photos
  18. 18. Richard Avedon’sSenior Lennard Nerona’sAp Art Student
  19. 19. YOUR WARM UP: Classic Portraits in the style of Richard Avedon.-Simple backgrounds-Focus on lack of emtions…capture the rawness of theperson.-Black and WhiteTwo Photos:1.Individual Photo of 1 person2.Group Photo of 2 or morepeople.
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