Zoom Magazine

ZOOM – STILL LIFE IN FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

The creativity of still life art in the new issue of Zoom magazine n. 254

“From food photography to the needs of social media, the art of still life has been one of the most explored genres in photography in recent years. However, in fine art photography, still life has quite distant origins, from Daguerre to Henry Fox Talbot to begin with, followed by the great Edward Weston, Irving Penn….

A still life image creates a special relationship between the artist and the viewer with the objects portrayed, objects that are immobile and seemingly lifeless, yet capable of transmitting meaning and evoking sensations. The sense of alienation from the context creates a direct involvement with the work, the result being that the distance between the work and the viewer is truly minimal. This aspect is much appreciated by collectors who purchase a work because they love it (and not necessarily as an investment) — because of the way it involves them.

In fine art photography, still life is even more profoundly significant than commercial still life which essentially requires mastery of photographic technique and compositional skill. In fine art, still life becomes the personal expression of the photographer’s creativity which takes advantage of composition, lighting and color to express a concept and an emotional state.”

Authors:

  • Vlado Antonov
  • Bin Yang
  • Roger Ricco
  • Veronica Bailey
  • Gilles Lorin
  • Yuval Yairi
  • Paulette Tavormina
  • Paloma Rincón
  • Ori Gersht
  • Monica Stevenson
  • Kevin Best
  • Heinz Baumann
  • Abelardo Morell
  • Anne De Carbuccia

The ZOOM Magazine can be found here:

 

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International Photography Awards 2016

International Photography Awards 2016FRIEDRICH GLAUSER

International Photography Awards Announces Category Winners of the 2016 Competition: one Honorable Mention in an Advertising: Other_AD Category for the winning entry “Friedrich Glauser”.

More about the competition – visit www.photoawards.com

 

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Featured on LensCulture Network Gallery

Salerno in spring 1981 after the earthquakeSalerno in spring 1981 after the earthquakeSalerno in spring 1981 after the earthquakeSalerno in spring 1981 after the earthquake

“Hi Heinz, – Congratulations on being one of the top photographers in our large, global community! How do we know this? Because you and your work have stood out from the crowd: your work appeared on our list of winners for international photography awards from respected organizations. We would like to invite you to join our new LensCulture Network where your global recognition can continue to expand and grow.”

“The LensCulture Network is our invitation-only community for exceptional photographers like yourself. Your work is now live on the LensCulture Network Gallery. You are among a select group of top photographers featured in our curated gallery.”

More about my project on LensCulture Network Gallery you will find here:

More about LensCulture you will find here:

 

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International Photography Awards 2015

International Photography Awards 2015

CLIMATE CHANGE

A preview of The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21 from 30 November to 11 December 2015 in Paris, France.

International Photography Awards Announces Category Winners of the 2015 Competition: 2 Honorable Mentions in a Special – Special Effects and Digitally Enhanced Category for the winning entry “Climate Change” as well as 2 Honorable Mentions in a Fine Art – Still Life Category for the winning entries “The Last Things” and “The Ordinary Things”.

More about the competition – visit www.photoawards.com

 

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10 Photographers To Follow This Week

10 Photographers To Follow This Week

“Armed with their cameras, lenses—and perhaps, smartphones—these talented photographers capture compelling images of amazing places and wonderful things. These are the people with stories to tell, and they are inviting you to look through their discerning eyes. From the artistic to the commercial, the everyday to the extraordinary, these pictures are visual candies to sweeten up your day.” By Dorothy Tan

Read more: 10 Photographers To Follow This Week

 

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Featured on The Creative Finder

Featured on The Creative FinderTHE SECRETS OF BOOKS IV

“Hi Heinz,
Congratulations!
Your image has been handpicked by our portfolio crew for a feature, under the ‘images’ column, on the main page of The Creative Finder!” – See more:

My new Portfolio on The Creative Finder you will find here:

 

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Landscape Photographers featured by Wonderful Machine

Landscape Photographers featured by Wonderful Machine

Some work of Landscape photographers was featured this week in an emailer by Wonderful Machine. You can check it out here.

 

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