By Sam Peters
"My favorite thing about being outside is observing the light–and light is so crucial to what photographers do," says Hilary Black, a senior editor at National Geographic Books, when describing the inspiration behind Dawn to Dark Photographs. Out this month, the latest in National Geographic’s popular line of photography books is rich with images that showcase different times of day in “new and interesting ways, offering readers the chance to see the world in, literally, a new light,” she says.
In Dawn to Dark Photographs, editors were able to capitalize on their relationships with the photographers featured in the book, drawing out the stories behind the images. Frans Lanting, for example, takes readers behind the scenes to Chobe National Park explaining how he turned a technical difficulty turned into an artistic device that allows viewers to better experience the spookiness of the Botswana twilight.
They say that in America and Europe they don’t use girls under 16. But I see these girls at castings, I talk to them.
The average fashion model starts working between the ages of 13 and 16. They are often underpaid, paid late, or not paid at all. Many of them have no adult chaperones on set and don’t speak the language. They have almost no legal recourse when it comes to labor violations. Learn more.
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