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Animal Photographer

24 Mar 2012 10:07AM   Views : 4819 Unique : 330

Time to write something about someone else's photography.

I don't do this often, it's not often that I really like all of the work of one photographer - with a few notable exceptions. (British landscape photographer Joe Cornish and American landscape photographer James Kay can't do much wrong in my eyes, I like all of their work.)

But now there's (and this is also unusual for me) a Dutch photographer whose work I really like. I've only just come across her work, due to her having been nominated for an art prize: Charlotte Dumas .

She photographs animals, and she prefers her animal portraits to be posed, she treats the portraits in much the same way as the old masters did portraits of people.

I saw the photos from one of her books, Retrieved, on TV recently. It's about the rescue dogs of 9/11.

Due to the copyright on the photos I can't show you any images, but here's a link to a web page about the book, so you can have a look for yourself. (I didn't think the cover image was the best of them, but that's my personal opinion - there's another one I like better, but I may be biased, because it's an image of a retriever, and the cover image isn't...) Wink Anyway, here's the link to the page about the book: link .

If you don't mind a bit of (double) Dutch here and there, here's the web page about her nomination: http://www.volkskrant.nl/vk/nl/5566/Volkskrant-Beeldende-Kunst-Prijs/article/detail/3222724/2012/03/09/De-aanpak-van-Charlotte-Dumas-is-bijzonder-en-intens.dhtml . At the bottom of the page there's a video - the first part is in Dutch, but it also contains a short interview with Charlotte in English.

Tags: Dogs Book Photographer Animal Charlotte Dumas

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