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I saw in fotojournalisten that Anton Corbijn is coming to Oslo August 26th. I`ll try to take another day off work, but I`m not sure if it is possible.
When I saw the cover of U2`s "The Joshua Tree" for the first time, I was thrilled. He makes the coolest portraits, and I have to admit that when I photograph people, I often think "what would Anton do..."
I think it`s ok to copy other photographers style in order to learn from them. It will never be mistaken for the real thing anyhow. By copying a style or a technique, the photographer is forced to think while working, and that`s what makes the difference between a snapshot and something that can become a photograph.

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Kodak Technical Pan (Outdated in 1986)

Sure it is ok to copy other photographers style. In the renaissance young painters were spending years in the studio of the masters just copying and doing simple works on their master's painting, to learn the style. This way the famous "schools" of painting came to be...
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