Bill Brandt Only the feet of the model are visible - foreshortening means that the body is completely hidden and gives the impression that the room is filled by two gigantic feet. How has the photographer used light and shadow to help make the feet look so large?
Bill Brandt, Brassaï and Ansel Adams, London, 1976 ... photo by Paul Joyce “Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried!” Bill Brandt “To me photography must suggest, not insist or explain.” Brassaï “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” Ansel Adams
Bill Brandt. If a picture is not formally superb (although of course this is), the best rule is: make it tell a story. What lives and possibil-ities are intimated in this one moment, in this one tiny detail. (SJ)