Dialogues with Great Photographers - John Dugdale

John Dugdale interview - Sara: On your website you have a quote from Caspar David Friedrich, an artist whom amazes me. What other artists or photographers you admire or have inspired you and your work? Dugdale: The usual suspects: Julia Margaret Cameron, Henry Fox Talbot, Alfred Stieglitz, among many others. Sara: I know you studied photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York. What first drew you to photography before you went to study it academically? Dugdale: I tried everything you...

Creating the Iconic: "Pillow Fight" & "Mainbocher Corset"

Imagine the innumerable clicks of a camera during a fashion shoot. Envision the countless rolls of film a photojournalist exposes during an assignment. Over the course of a photographer’s career, the number of images a photographer produces is immense, but they are constantly in search of that perfect shot, or to capture “the decisive moment” as famed Humanist photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson termed it. Having a prolific career and life come down to one or several, well-known photographs may seem reductive...