LensWork - Photography and the Creative Process

Brooks Jensen

Arts, Visual Arts

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Visual Arts 50

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).


LW0909 - Wow Factor, Where Art Thou?

March 18th, 2015

Episode 39 of 155 episodes

So much of the appreciation of art is tied up in a fundamental wonder that borders on disbelief. How did they do that? In this regard, viewing the Mona Lisa is a cousin to attending Cirque de Soliel - we stare in amazement at what is before us that simply cannot be - but there it is, in defiance of what we know is possible! When it comes to the "wow factor'' in photography, where is it?

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