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A different, but apposite, portrait

In photography by H. de Pagter / 26/05/2013 / 0 Comments

Normally my portraits are close to the reality. Most of the time the subject (or model) is recognizable and in a natural way portrayed. In this case it was different. The assignment was to transform a beautiful friendly woman (Loraine Delano) into a drug addict. The goal of the photo was to create a mild shock effect.

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Winner Leica Images Award 2012

In award winning,Leica,photographer,photography by H. de Pagter / 11/05/2013 / 0 Comments

Herman de Pagter is the proud winner of the Leica Images Award 2012. He won with his photo ‘Candlelight’. This photo was chosen by the jury out of more then 500 photos. Herman made this photo with his Leica M9 camera in a church in Funchal, Madeira. The girl was staring into the candlelights for a long time without noticing that the photo was made.

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The impact of a photo

In News photo by H. de Pagter / 26/04/2013 / 0 Comments

On 26th April 2013 the Belgium newspaper De Morgen showed the impact a photo can have. The front page displayed a large photo of a wounded little Syrian boy (made by Sebastiano Tomada and he is awarded with the 2nd place of the World Press Photo contest). The boy is victim of the terrible bloody civil Syrian war. Displaying this shocking photo was a well thought-out act of the newspaper to get the attention they needed for the Action Day for Syria. The aim of this action day was to collect a huge amount of money to help the civilian victims of this war.

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