Paul Atlan

Learning To See - Daido Moriyama Edition

A big part of “learning photography” is looking at pictures. But for people like Moriyama who’s style is instantly recognizable, I always wonder if they’ll see past the gimmick. Truth to tell, I go back and forth on him myself: is he a gimmicky hack or a genuine artist? Blown highlights and black shadows are great at masking bad pictures …