The Art of Photography

Ted Forbes

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The Art of Photography is the premiere video podcast on iTunes about everything photography related. Episodes are released 3 times a week! Every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday you can check out the latest photography shows. Ted Forbes produces episodes on diverse topics such as techniques, composition, philosophy, craft, digital photography, film, darkroom techniques and more. If you are a photographer, this is the show for you. Past episodes and additional content can be found on our website: http://theartofphotography.tv


Richard Avedon :: Dovima with Elephants

November 16th, 2014

Episode 44 of 330 episodes

In this video we're going to do another one photo deep dive and discuss Richard Avedon's seminal 1955 image, Dovima with Elephants. This is an extremely significant image shot by a young, 32 year old Richard Avedon who was tearing up the fashion photography scene. It was made for Christian Doir's 1955 Autumn/Winter catalog and featured the first evening gown designed by Doir's 19 year old assistant, Yves Saint-Laurent. In this video, we'll break down the composition, metaphor and series of contrasts that make this image one of the great fashion pictures of the 1950's. http://theartofphotography.tv/episode/avedon-dovima/ http://twitter.com/tedforbes http://pinterest.com/tedforbes =================== This episode is sponsored by Lynda.com - Learn what you want, when you want with thousands of downloadable, easy to follow tutorials including many about photography. For a free, 7 day, unlimited access trial, visit: http://lynda.com/aop

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