Saturday, July 28, 2012

Photography Training: 3 Top Photographers to Follow on Flickr

I started this project a few months ago and really dropped the ball. I made my list of the top Photogaphers to follow on flickr, contacted them to make sure they were o.k. with it and then..............................nothing.  I got really busy running my own business and got side tracked from working on this site.   Well, after a few months of feeling guilt from not doing what I said I would do, I decided to resurrect the post.

When it comes to advancing in knowledge, it is always good to look at masters in your field. I mean, who better to learn from right?   I have been shooting for over 25 years and I still, constantly, look at the work of others. These are 3 of the top photographers to follow on I have asked them all to submit a short Bio and submit a photo of their choice. To see more of their work click on the links I have provided below!

*Note their is no order. These photographers are all at the top of their universe.

1. Lou O'Bedlam 

I was born, live and hope to one day die in Los Angeles. 
I was born in 1977. 
I work as a medic. 
I first started shooting Polaroids when I was 18. 

Flickr link

Lou O'Bedlam Website

2. Jordan Voth

My name is Jordan Voth and I'm a 22-year-old portrait photographer based out of Seattle, WA. I've been photographing people for about 4 years now and I've loved every minute of it. I'm still currently in school working on two degrees in Accounting and Finance. I love traveling and have enjoyed being able to photograph people in many different places around the country. I'm always up for talking with people so if you have any questions.
 about anything, feel free to ask!

Flickr link!

3. isayx3

I started photography in 2008 when the Design Stuido i work at (PlainJoe Studios) bought a DSLR. In 2009 I started a 365 project on flickr. Within a few months the project started picking up followers and supporters which enouraged me to keep it up. After that project I setup my photoblog which shares a lot of the things I learned during that year. I shoot everything but I prefer taking portraits.

Flickr link

Viridian (shot with a tri-flash adapter)

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    Firstly, I think you make a most valid point about the importance of viewing the work of others, it's critical to improving your own skills and in turn developing your own unique style. I've only looked briefly at the Flickr Streams mentioned here, the quality stands out immediately but so too does the diversity in styles. Cheers Jason

    1. Jason, Thank you for your thoughts. I just wrote an post based on the premise of your comment. Also, if your interested I would love for you to be a guest writer. I am going to start a new series on why photographers should shoot film. I would love to showcase some of your work as a reference to working with film. Thanks and let me know if this is something you would be interested in.

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