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Inspirational Photographers- B&W

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The film 'Finding Vivian Maier' is well worth seeing in its entirety. I was also at an exhibition of photos by Maier at last year's London Photo Festival in Somerset House which included works not seen in the film. Her work was even more impressive 'in the flesh'. Apparently a lot more of her work has yet to be seen. Her life's work shows that you don't have to be a hippy street photographer or a loudmouth pushy studio type to be a great photographer. There is a lesson in there for all photographers.

William

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Paul Fusco's name has been mentioned a couple of times, yet somehow didn't quite manage to make it into any of the excel sheets :(

I have been inspired by him and his work for many years, especially his essay on Kentucky miners, https://www.icp.org/browse/archive/objects/georges-branch-kentucky and Chernobyl  https://pro.magnumphotos.com/Asset/-2S5RYDIGOL2A.html

We met several years ago and we were both in tears as we hugged goodbye...yeah, a real inspiration.

 

I was glad to see William Gedney's name included here, stunning work; http://walkyourcamera.com/looking-at-appalachia-william-gedney-part-one/

I came across a copy of "What Was True" in a bookstore in Brooklyn ten or twelve years ago and it it one of my most valued books 

 

Tish Murtha, http://www.tishmurtha.co.uk/photograph-gallery.html yet more stunning work.

 

 

 

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