Re: Re: Ari Marcopoulos…Inspiration

Duncan Rawlinson

Thanks for sending in your assignment.

I hadn’t heard of this particular photographer but I can see that his photography is quite gritty and raw. I like it!

Here is the photograph you are discussing:


This is a great example of juxtaposition in photography.

Juxtaposition is a great way to make a point or just have some fun like this:

two worlds by jordanfischer, on Flickr

The Colonel’s Army by jurvetson, on Flickr

June 2006 111 by Bryce Edwards, on Flickr

Here are a couple more of Ari’s photos:



I’m glad that you’ve been able to really focus on these types of cultures in america as your main area of interest. I would try to shoot this as much as you can and really focus on it. I look forward to seeing what you come up with!

You might want to check this out:

I look forward to your next assignment.