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scottishphototours

2 names spring to mind. Neither's been mentioned yet, and one's not likely to be either, but he gets my vote.

Eamon McCabe inspired a million guys like me to shoot sport - and did it better than all of us then and since.

The second name was a photographer, but was better known as a master printer. I paid 10 for a 1 hour workshop with him at a "Jessops" show years ago. I learned a huge amount about film and printing in that one hour from that guy, and he inspired me like no other.

His name was Larry Bartlett, and he was the best in the business. He died in 1995, aged just 42.

Andy.

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PSILVERMAN
14 Aug 2005 - 9:43 PM

I've been an admirer of the works of Joe Cornish,Charlie Waite and Lee Frost for a while now and they always have stunning work to show.
I agree with an earlier post too of Roger Fenton from the Crimean War,those photographs are haunting.
Phil.

darrinj
darrinj  10250 forum posts United Arab Emirates
14 Aug 2005 - 11:22 PM

Steve McCurry

EnigmaPhoto
14 Aug 2005 - 11:24 PM

My favourite photographer is actually on this site.

Paul Ward otherwise known as park my ferret

I think his work is excellent.

And another (not on this site) is a good friend of mine Chris Taylor who is an excellent music photographer.

MartyB
MartyB  953 forum posts United Kingdom
15 Aug 2005 - 6:47 AM

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Andreas Gursky, Robert Frank,

PhillsPhotography

pete coe

guy edwards

andy rouse

are top phtographers for me

but most of all whippersnapper (me) lol

csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2005 - 12:35 AM

Thanks for the links Jeff. I can while away some hours now Wink)

tepot
tepot  104416 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 - 2:11 PM

This guy takes some beating.

SandyMiller
13 Dec 2006 - 2:15 PM

David Noton has been the biggest inspiration to me but I also love the work of Charlie Waite and Joe Cornish. Not very original I know

randomrubble
13 Dec 2006 - 2:18 PM

At the moment Rut Blees Luxembourg and Sugimoto are favourites.

paulcr
paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2006 - 2:19 PM

Paul Stefan get's my vote on here at the moment. Paul

joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2006 - 2:48 PM

Funny how these old threads get resuscitated....

Anyway, about 18 months ago I said David Ward and now I've had the chance to go on a couple of workshops of his and see first-hand how he creates his pictures, I'm sticking with my choice. Top bloke, too. Same goes for Joe Cornish.

Others whose work has been an influence: Jack Dykinga, Michael Fatali and David Muench....

MikeBonsall
13 Dec 2006 - 3:05 PM

Interesting Jools. I can see David Ward's influence in your recent 'intimate landscapes'. hadn't realised you'd gone on his workshops. He's obviously an excellent teacher, as well as a great photographer Smile

I'm currently really into the minimal B&W water scapes of David Fokos for what it's worth!

Doclassie
Doclassie  91135 forum posts England
13 Dec 2006 - 3:08 PM

Joe Cornish

Maybe an obvious choice, but I find his mastery of composition very inspirational.

keithh
keithh e2 Member 1022894 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna31 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2006 - 3:16 PM

His choice of where to stand when he's working in the same location as you is even better.
Wink

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