O'Reilly logo

101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century by Matthew Bamberg

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 25. Arnold Newman (1918–2006)

Considering the surroundings of your subject can help make or break a photo. You have options to stage photos with surroundings that seem natural for your subject, or you can choose to place your subject in his immediate surroundings. For many shots, Arnold Newman chose one or the other, depending on who the subject was. If it was a president (he photographed many), he’d make sure to include things in the frame that would make you know that (such as photographing in the Oval Office with presidential artifacts in the frame). If it was an ordinary person, that person would be included in the frame along with his immediate surroundings, objects and subject carefully placed in the frame. For example, he photographed ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required