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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby MrCliff » Sun May 13, 2012 1:35 am

dubaiphil, HikingMike and, Westcoast . These are the photogs who have my attention now.

Hats off to Gordon for somehow interesting these guys in the first place.
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby A-Team » Wed May 23, 2012 9:47 am

The photographers who inspire me are the ones that I've interviewed:

Joseph James - shallow DOF master: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=702
Jason Lee - shoots his kids amazingly: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=2302
Baixiaoci - shoots locals in their homes in china: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=1716
Ryan Pyle - China PJ: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=3223
Karl Grobl - lives the dream shooting around the world: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=3183
Casey Templeton - former college photog of the year: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=1784
Lorenz Wagener - businessman who started his own studio from scratch: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=2793

Of course, I get inspiration from those famous guys such as Chase, Hobby, McNally, etc too...
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby MTK » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:35 am

I don't really have any specific photographers that inspire me, but there is one that absolutely does:

Marsel van Oosten is a Dutch nature photographer that has been published in National Geographic and won an IPA in the professional nature category a couple of times. Here is his website:

http://www.squiver.com/?reload

Some of his pictures are simply jaw dropping. I don't think I have ever seen a person take so many pictures that leave me in awe. If I will ever be able to produce pictures of the same quality then I am a very, very happy photographer :).
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby dingo27mobile » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:27 pm

Time has come, so has experience, so finally i am able to answer this question :D

Mihailo Radičevič - https://plus.google.com/u/0/114369704013100203178/posts
Chris McLennan - https://plus.google.com/u/0/114703714445331612880/posts
Jaime Ibarra - https://plus.google.com/u/0/113464569897311842405
Jay Patel - https://plus.google.com/u/0/101145980349117737014

There are many more (yes, i know them only from google plus)
also from youtube Mark Wallace who learned me lot

And i cant forget Gordon Laing, your reviews are really helpful.

But i would like to learn from some motorsport photographers, which i dont know any yet.
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby Wolfsong » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:24 pm

I dont want this to sound arrogant but the answer for me is me.... I dont want to look to anyone else for inspiration as it puts me behind the curve. Also if I use someone else as inspiration my work isnt truely mine anymore... at least that is how I see it. I do respect many photographers' work however with Mike Beedell being at the top of the list...

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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby RexGig » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:05 pm

I really like dubaiphil's images that I see posted here, primarily the portraits, but also the urban landscapes.
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby pierovera » Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:45 pm

I agree with you RexGig, lately those "Gotham" shots have been really sweet :D
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby MTK » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:43 pm

Have two more Dutch nature photographers to add to my very short list:

Frans Lanting - http://www.lanting.com/index.php

Loulou Beavers - http://photo-moments.nl/2011/nl/index.p ... =1&divid=1

and Marsel van Oosten still completes the list (http://www.squiver.com/?reload).

Anyone else know any nature photographers like the three I mentioned here? I am searching for more photographers for inspiration. Really looking forward to your additions!
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby Burtoner » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:36 am

Darren Heath - BBC Formula One Photographer - http://www.darrenheath.com
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby breadandbutterfly » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:42 pm

Okay, so mine also is someone "small", and more artistic, but she definitely is the reason I picked up my camera again.. be sure to not only look at her recent photos but at all of them..!

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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby AnderssonPhoto » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:10 am

nowadays Im mainly inspired by Henri-Cartier Bresson and Andreas Gursky.
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby Bjorn van Sinttruije » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:43 am

I recently learned that Elliott Erwitt's (my favorite photographer) print archive has been donated to the Ransom Center at the University of Texas, and they have made it searchable online. Endless amounts of photographs and inspiration to be found here: http://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/erwittdc/

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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby richie_lyons » Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:25 am

For me, hands down it's Eugene Tan (Canon ambassador in Australia), he runs the website www.aquabumps.com check out his stuff. such positive photos of the beach and surf lifestyle!
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Re: Which photographers inspire you?

Postby SnowFlyyer » Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:44 am

I love Pierre Choiniere and Ben Hassett, their creativity is amazing and unbelievable..
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