Inspiration

30 Photos That Inspired Me to Learn Photography

by . February 18th, 2008

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Being a graphic designer has made me fall in love with all things creative, including photography. In a previous article I mentioned the importance of building a strong foundation in one career first, such as graphic design and then branching out into other skills sets. One important area I have started to branch out into is photography. I spend a lot of time looking at photography portfolios and below you will find some of my favorite photos.

I have taken 3 samples from each of the 10 photographers so you can get a better feel for their personal style. I would highly recommend picking up some photography lessons and Photoshop training, because being able to shoot your own design projects will really help bring them to life and can give your portfolio a razor sharp edge. Being able to say you designed something and took the great photograph of it will def give you bonus points in an interview. Plus photography is just damn fun and there is something really special about capturing that perfect shot.

Ten Truly Inspiring Photographers

Cosmin Bumbut

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Leigh Perry

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Jan von Holleben

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Lina Scheynius

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Antony Chambers

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Aneta Kowalczyk

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Michael Kenna

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Rodney Smith

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Todd Hido

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YouTheDesigner is a graphic design blog under the UCreative Network. We do features; give away brushes, icons, wallpapers, and other freebies; and bring you the latest news in the world of graphic design.