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LensWork - Photography and the Creative Process

Brooks Jensen

Arts, Visual Arts

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Visual Arts 40

Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries. His latest books are "The Creative Life in Photography" (2013) and "Looking at Images (2014).

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LW1020 - Hesitation

May 11th, 2017

Pre-game jitters. Launch hesitation. The calm before the storm. Whatever you call it, it can be a part of the art life, too. You might be interested in . . . Brooks Jensen has been invited by B&H Photo to give the keynote talk on Sunday June 4th at OPTIC 2017 in New York City. In addition to the keynote address, Brooks will be giving a...

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LW1017 - Triangulation

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