Image Makers Image Takers - new expanded edition

Image Makers, Image Takers

The Essential Guide to Photography by Those in the Know

  1. Anne-Celine Jaeger
  • ISBN 9780500288924
  • 23.00 x 17.70 cm
  • Flexibound PLC with flaps (no jacket)
  • 312pp
  • 245 Illustrations, 202 in colour
  • First published 2010
‘Great … read Jaeger’s well-researched book and you’ll be a step nearer to understanding how some of the best photographers in the world go about their work’ – Creative Review
‘Excellent … an exceptional book and an invaluable resource’ – Amateur Photographer
‘The perfect inspiration for budding photographers who want to get ahead … essential’ – i–D
‘A must-read’ – Elle

Image Makers, Image Takers systematically examines what motivates and inspires today’s photographers – and what makes them succeed.

• How do the world’s leading photographers, in art, documentary, fashion, advertising and portraiture, actually work?
• What do picture editors, curators, agency directors and publishers look for when they choose an image?

Here is how Mario Sorrenti was inspired to capture a naked Kate Moss draped over a sofa for the iconic Calvin Klein campaign, how Fabrice Dall’Anese came to do a photo shoot with George Clooney in a hotel bathroom and how Rineke Dijkstra gets the best from her subjects.

In this new and expanded edition five new interviews have been added, plus a chapter on web and digital that highlights the importance of blogging and online galleries.

Through her perceptive interviews and selection of over 250 images, Anne-Celine Jaeger delves into the working practice of famous photographers, unveiling the process of creation involved in making and taking a photograph including
- What to look for in an image
- Cropping
- Colour versus black-and-white

Anne-Celine Jaeger is a journalist and critic, who has written for many publications, including Wallpaper*, The Times (London) and the Guardian, as well as the Süddeutsche Zeitung and Art Investor magazine in Germany.