This new and expanded edition of the hugely successful Image Makers, Image Takers explores how celebrated contemporary photographers work, and how photo editors, agency directors, curators and art publishers pick that final image. In Part 1, twenty top photographers answer the questions every aspiring camera artist wants to ask, from creative inspiration and realizing concepts to perfect post-production. Part 2 presents the views of a selection of renowned editors and curators on how to spot and present the perfect image. Each of the 33 in-depth interviews features up to fifteen questions and answers, and is lavishly illustrated with the contributor's work. Over 200 photographs make this a prime resource and a practical guide for artists, students, teachers, professionals and photography enthusiasts.
Introduction; Part I IMAGE MAKERS: Art: Thomas Demand, William Eggleston, Boris Mikhailov, Stephen Shore; Documentary: Mary Ellen Mark, Martin Parr, Eugene Richards, Sebastiao Salgado; Fashion and Advertising: David LaChapelle, David Sims, Mario Sorrenti, Ellen von Unwerth; Portraiture: Tina Barney, Anton Corbijn, Rineke Dijkstra, Rankin; Next Generation: Fabrice Dall'Anese (Portraiture), Charles Freger (Portraiture), Naomi Harris (Documentary), Jehad Nga, Alec Soth (Art), Neil Stewart (Fashion and Advertising); Part 2 IMAGE TAKERS: Curators and Gallerists: Camilla Brown, Katherine Hinds, Dr Inka Graeve Ingelmann, Rudolf Kicken; Agency Directors, Editors and Publishers: Diane Dufour, Kathy Ryan, Gerhard Steidl, Dan Torres; Web and Digital: Tim Barber, Joerg Colberg, Pascal Dangin