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Sam Abell

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The pure relationship with light

It is known that his interest in the photos started in childhood - his father, a geography teacher, and also led fotokruzhok and strongly encouraged the enthusiasm of his son. By the way, in his autobiography Abel mentions that his first recognition as a photographer was quite early - it was the first prize in the competition ,and his winning shot boy did just taking a walk with his father.

Today, the photographer `s name is known throughout the world for permanent posts in the famous magazine `National Geographic`. In general, photos Sam dedicated their entire lives.

It is known that his interest in the photos started in childhood - his father, a geography teacher ,led also fotokruzhok and strongly encouraged the enthusiasm of his son. By the way, in his autobiography Abel mentions that his first recognition as a photographer was quite early - it was the first prize in the competition, and his winning shot boy did just taking a walk with his father. By the way, Abel surethat it is the victory and determined all his business life.

Later, he became one of the editors of the school newspaper ; He subsequently worked as an editor and has student publications while studying at the University of Kentucky (University of Kentucky) Lexington (Lexington). Sam studied English and journalism.The publication `National Geographic` Abel works from the late 1960s, and one of his most famous pictures - view from the window of the Japanese - praised the author, without exaggeration, the whole world. It is this image and decorate the cover of his book - `Seeing Gardens`. There is a collection Abel and photos from Russia, or rather, from the former Soviet Union. So,in one of his trips to Moscow Abel tried to take a photo of the tuple MS Gorbachev. An attempt has been very unsuccessful - security Gorbachev reacted instantly, so all that remains of the photographer on the episode - still life with pears on the Moscow window. By the way, a still-life on Sam`s window and then began the photo shoot ,a government motorcade he noticed quite by accident.

We know, by the way, that Abell rarely uses flash, preferring ` friendly relations with svetom`.

Pictures of the artist, mostly dokumentalnyepri full, at first glance, the simplicity is incredibly deep - he skillfully focuses on seemingly quite minor details ,which ultimately determine the absolutely stunning ` zvuchanie` his works.

In May 2009, Abell received an honorary doctorate from the University of Toledo (University of Toledo).

Sam Abell was the author of several books, the last of which - `The Life of a Photograph` - published in 2002

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