Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image

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Description

In this series, Aperture Foundation works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography—offering the workshop experience in a book. Our goal is to inspire photographers of all levels who wish to improve their work, as well as readers interested in deepening their understanding of the art of photography. Each volume is introduced by a well-known student of the featured photographer.

In this book, internationally acclaimed color photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, offer their expert insight into street photography and the poetic image. Through words and photographs—their own and others’—they invite the reader into the heart of their artistic processes. They share their thoughts about a wide range of practical and philosophical issues, from questions about seeing and being in the world with a camera, to how to shape a complete body of work in a way that’s both structured and intuitive.

Learn How to:

  • Discover luminous, poetic images in the world
  • Work with complexity, color, and creative tension within the picture frame
  • Gain confidence photographing among different cultures

Signed by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

Book Details
  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 128
  • Size: 7.5 x 10 inches
  • Publisher: Aperture
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • ISBN: 978-1-59711-257-4
Description

In this series, Aperture Foundation works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography—offering the workshop experience in a book. Our goal is to inspire photographers of all levels who wish to improve their work, as well as readers interested in deepening their understanding of the art of photography. Each volume is introduced by a well-known student of the featured photographer.

In this book, internationally acclaimed color photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, offer their expert insight into street photography and the poetic image. Through words and photographs—their own and others’—they invite the reader into the heart of their artistic processes. They share their thoughts about a wide range of practical and philosophical issues, from questions about seeing and being in the world with a camera, to how to shape a complete body of work in a way that’s both structured and intuitive.

Learn How to:

  • Discover luminous, poetic images in the world
  • Work with complexity, color, and creative tension within the picture frame
  • Gain confidence photographing among different cultures

Signed by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

Book Details
  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 128
  • Size: 7.5 x 10 inches
  • Publisher: Aperture
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • ISBN: 978-1-59711-257-4