Resources

Take your learning to the next level

As a consistent learner, I keep reading books and articles and watching educational videos. I also attend a lot of workshops and listen to podcasts and talk shows to sharpen my photography skills. This page is dedicated to the learning resources I found quite useful and firmly believe, would be extremely helpful for anyone who wants to learn more.






Advanced Photography

Legends & Inspirations

© Annie Leibovitz

Legends
Peter Lindbergh
Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)
Annie Leibovitz
Steve McCurry
Henri Cartier Bresson (French 1908-2004)
David LaChapelle (American)
Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004)
Edward Weston (1886-1958)
Man Ray (1890-1976)
Mario Testino
Dorothea Lange
Harold Edgerton (1903-90)
Gordon Parks (1912-2006)
Helen Levitt (1913-2009)

Movies & Documentaries
Minamata (2020) on W. Eugene Smith
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (2008)
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters (2012)
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
William Eggleston: In The Real World (2005)
Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge (1989)
The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)
The Salt of the Earth (2014) on Sebastião Salgado
Eloquent Nude (2007) on Edward Weston & C. Wilson
What Remains (2005) on Sally Mann
In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter


Genres of Photography


As I am not into the below genres of photography, I can only suggest some of the big guns in these genres whom you can follow, and share a handful of useful posts and videos I happened to read, watch or pen down myself. I have also included few courses and books that may be useful if you want to explore further.


Newborn/ Kids/ Maternity

Books
Bellies and Babies (Sandy Puc’)

Articles
10 Tips to Improve Newborn Photography
The Fine Art of Maternity Photography

Photographers You Must Follow: Adrian C. Murray, Ana Brandt, Kelly Brown

Street Photography

Books
Henri Cartier-Bresson in India (Henri Cartier-Bresson)

Photographers You Must Follow: Harry Callahan, Jeff Wall 


Recommended Photo Blogs

David duChemin
Contrastly
Magnum Photos
The World Through a Lens (NY Times)

Panasonic Lumix Resources

Panasonic Lumix S1/S1R/S1H Tutorial


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