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Jerry & Maggie

This Is Not Photography

Husband-and-wife artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor broke free of traditional notions of photography to create haunting, layered dreamscapes that challenge the medium's possibilities. Don't miss almost an hour of in-depth and unlocked Bonus Features!

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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: A Life in Pictures

    This documentary follows legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland as he assembles his first career retrospective, A Life in Pictures, and recalls pivotal moments in his career.

    51m 36s
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  • view course page for Brooke Shaden's Conceptual Photography: Start to Finish

    Follow photographer Brooke Shaden as she creates one of her painterly, otherworldly images and explains her process, from initial sketch to final Photoshop composite.

    17m 41s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Brian Kaufman, Visual Journalist

    Wander around the Packard Plant with Brian Kaufman, a visual journalist for the Detroit Free Press, as he documents the plant's deterioration and explains how his multimedia projects boost newspapers' relevance in a digital age.

    48m 21s
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  • view course page for Tony Cruz's iPhone Surf Photography: Start to Finish

    Paddle into the Pacific with surfer and Instagram star Tony Cruz, as he describes his editing process using tools like Snapseed, Blender, and Mextures.

    7m 22s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Nick Onken, Travel and Lifestyle Photographer

    Do some trekking—photo trekking—with travel and lifestyle photographer Nick Onken.

    33m 6s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Brian Taylor, Handmade Photography

    Follow photographer Brian Taylor as he combines Photoshop and other modern imaging tools with photographic processes that were invented in the 1800s.

    30m 29s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Lauren Lemon, Creative Portrait Photographer

    Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.

    17m 24s
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  • view course page for Jerry Uelsmann & Maggie Taylor: This is not photography

    In the darkroom and on the desktop, two artists are inspired to push the boundaries of photography.

    3h 56m
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  • view course page for Richard Koci Hernandez, Multimedia Journalist

    Richard Koci Hernandez shares his journey from becoming a prolific photographer to forming his own brand of storytelling and multimedia journalism.

    2h 0m
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: A Conversation with Gerd Ludwig

    Douglas Kirkland talks with his friend and colleague, Gerd Ludwig, a photojournalist best known for his National Geographic coverage of the former Soviet Union and Chernobyl, about his work and career.

    54m 8s
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  • view course page for Natalie Fobes, Photographer

    Introduces the diverse talents of one of the world's great award-winning journalistic photographers, Natalie Fobes.

    54m 30s
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  • view course page for Rick Smolan, Photographer

    A look inside Rick's latest production where he reveals his unique processes and describes his creative reinvention for each project.

    1h 17m
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland, Photographer

    Offers insight into Douglas Kirkland's photographs and inspirations.

    1h 15m
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