The creative process that happens behind-the-scenes of a photograph can be almost as beautiful as the final end product. Those first thoughts, notes, sketches and test shots tell a whole story by themselves and are a joy to look at. This article will discuss three books on (photographers’) sketchbooks or visual journals.
A History of Pictures. This sounds like an ambitious title of a book, doesn’t it? Especially when ‘pictures’ is used to refer to everything that depicts our three-dimensional world onto a flat surface. Ranging from the earliest cave paintings to current videogames and everything in between. Think about painting, movies, digital art, photography, games, animation, cave […]
Last year, I received online feedback after taking part in a photography competition. One of the recommendations was that I should read Charlotte Cotton’s book ‘The Photograph as Contemporary Art’.