LensWork - Photography and the Creative Process

Brooks Jensen

Arts, Visual Arts

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Visual Arts 32

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).


LW0882 - With Just a Glance

October 20th, 2014

Episode 12 of 142 episodes

Sometimes the purpose of the photograph is to freeze time and allow us to linger. With other work - e.g., Holga and Diana cameras - the photograph is intended to be just a glance. It is the accumulation of images that leads to understanding rather than the details we can discover by looking at one image outside of time. There's even more at LensWork Online! Members can view a larger, higher resolution version of this video, as well as all 800+ previous audio and video podcasts. If you are not a member, you can learn more about the incredible library of content to be found at LensWork Online by visiting our introduction page. In addition, Brooks' 264-page book Looking at Images is now available from our online store. Learn more about this rich resource here.

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