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The Photographer Behind The Art

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 30, 2012 01:02 AM
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by Cori Magee last modified May 29, 2012

As your resource for modern design, including modern lighting , furniture and home decor we can't help but appreciate great photography as artwork. You should no doubt be able to recognize all of these photographs because they represent historic moments in time, some happy and some solemn. They have all graced the walls of many homes, but the artist behind them is often never seen.  These portraits of photographers holding their groundbreaking photographs were shot by Tim Mantoani as part of a new book Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends . The book was created in an effort to prove that although photography is arguably a dying medium, when you see the best of the best, there is something really special to be acknowledged and respected. In addition to seeing the face behind the photograph, what is also intriguing are the messages below each portrait. The photographers gave their notes on the photograph and how it impacted them. For example, in the image below the photographer behind that heart wrenching moment gives his thoughts on the day and his photograph that will live forever. As these photographs continue to adorn the walls of all our homes, now this book is sure to land on many coffee tables as art in and of itself. Images: Juxtapoz Magazine




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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