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Places to Go on the Web – Great Photo Sites Issue 15

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I love photography. Not only do I love to take photographs, I love to talk, teach, and explore photography. I also like to look at great photographs to get ideas on how I can be a better photographer.
If you have any interest in digital photography, then a visit to some of these sites is worth your time. Looking at great photos will help make your own photos better because you can get ideas, tips and see what and how others are photographing their subjects. As your cruise Cyberspace, spend a few minutes looking at these Websites:

Jehad Nga: Jehad Nga’s use of light and shadow is simply amazing. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, he discovered photography while a student at UCLA in 2002. Between 2001-2002, he traveled the Middle East taking medical volunteer positions and eventually trained to be an EMT while interning at Magnum Photos. In 2003, he traveled to Iraq to cover the U.S.-led invasion and in the summer of 2003 he began working in Africa. Since 2004, he has been based in East Africa. His client list includes Marie Claire, Newsweek, Time Magazine and Human Rights Watch.

Chris Rainier: Chris Rainier is considered one of the leading documentary photographers working today. His photography of sacred places and indigenous peoples have appeared in Time, Life, National Geographic publications, Conde Nast Traveler and publications of the International Red Cross. He was included in the American Photo Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People Working in Photography Today” list.

Michele Laurita
: LA-based photographer, cinematographer and director Michele Laurita started in photography more than 10 years ago shooting for music groups and album covers. She has photographed – to name a few – Ben Affleck, Selma Hayek and Nicholas Cage. Her client list includes Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Rolling Stone and Modern Bride.

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Places to Go on the Web – Great Photo Sites Issue 4

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I love photography. Not only do I love to take photographs, I love to talk, teach, and explore photography. I also like to look at great photographs to get ideas on how I can be a better photographer.
If you have any interest in digital photography, then a visit to some of these sites is worth your time. Looking at great photos will help make your own photos better because you can get ideas, tips and see what and how others are photographing their subjects. As your cruise Cyberspace, spend a few minutes looking at these Websites:

Jerry Avenaim: Jerry Avenaim is the definition of a fashion photographer. His first assignment when he turned pro was in 1985 and it was the cover shot for the foreign edition of Vogue. His subject: then-rising star Cindy Crawford. His photographs have appeared in most major magazines including Vogue, GQ, and Vanity Fair. His advertising clients include Ford Motor Company, Merle Norman Cosmetics and Guess.

Jim Zuckerman:  Jim Zuckerman is the author of 13 books on photography and has taught at some of the premier photographic schools including UCLA, Kent State University and Hallmark Institute of Photography. His work has appeared in publications of the National Geographic Society, Omni Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler and Outdoor Photographer.

Julie Dennis Brothers:  Photographer Julie Dennis Brothers’ work began in Europe over 20 years ago and since then, she has made images on five continents. She has photographed icons such as Beyonce Knowles, David Beckham, Snoop Dog, Jerry Seinfeld and Jennifer Lopez; and has Disney, Sony Pictures, HBO and Interscope on her lengthy client list.