Tag: asian photography masters

  • Asian Photography Masters: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japan

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-12-28 in #lifestyle
    Asian Photography Masters: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japan

    I bet many of you might not even know you have a piece of Hiroshi Sugimoto's work in your room. U2's "No Line on the Horizon" album artwork is a photograph by Sugimoto, and is part of his Seascapes series. After the jump, let's properly get acquainted with this conceptual artist.

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  • Asian Photography Masters: Yasuhiro Ishimoto

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-09-27 in #lifestyle
    Asian Photography Masters: Yasuhiro Ishimoto

    Yasuhiro Ishimoto (石元 泰博) was a Japanese-American photographer and began his path behind the camera under depressing circumstances. His early studies in Architecture influenced his works, as did existentialism. After the jump, we'll reveal more about this influential master.

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  • Asian Photography Masters: Ihei Kimura, Japan

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-05 in #lifestyle
    Asian Photography Masters: Ihei Kimura, Japan

    Ihei Kimura was a celebrated 20th Century Japanese Realism photographer. The objects in his pictures were commonalities found in his surroundings. Those new to photography often start with things nearby. It helps us practice getting along with our camera. Gradually, we then turn to something more special. But why don't we ever consider going back to basics? Ordinary scenes may look extraordinary through your camera! Not sure how it works? Let's refer to Ihei Kimura's photographs and we may get the answer.

  • Asian Photography Masters: Chien-Chi Chang, Taiwan

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-27 in #news
    Asian Photography Masters: Chien-Chi Chang, Taiwan

    Chien-Chi Chang (張乾琦) , a Taiwanese photographer, focuses on topics closely-related to society as well as interpersonal relationships. Does marriage mean absolute happiness? Do all psychiatric patients feel comfortable with how they are being treated? Through Chang's works, we can explore these issues and you may find your answers.

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  • Asian Photography Masters: Ho Fan, Hong Kong

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-15 in #lifestyle
    Asian Photography Masters: Ho Fan, Hong Kong

    Analogue virtuoso Ho Fan (何藩) has provided us a rare insight to Hong Kong before it was completely dominated by skyscrapers. His black and white photographs show the financial center in the 1950's and are both expressionistic and realistic. With unique angles, lines, contrasts and shadows, not only does Ho transport us back in time but also to another plane of the then-Hong Kong.