PDF: Richard Avedon Photography Composition Studies

Richard Avedon— one of the masters of photography, and one of my personal favorites. Free PDF downloads below:

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What is the purpose of this?

Looking through the AVEDON iPad app, then I screenshotted any images which spoke to me. Then using the iPad, I drew the composition lines or the ‘visual gist‘ of the image, to express how the photo makes me feel.

My goal:

Discover what makes a great photograph.