Photographer Robert Harrison Gives a Great Workshop on 1940′s Glamour Shots, and it’s Free to Watch Online

Screen grab from the Workshop Video.

After the Great Depression, American cinema began to evolve, and Hollywood slowly started to become the country’s primary source of theatrical entertainment. Most of pop culture began its growth in that period, the 30′s and 40′s, with influences stemming from films like King Kong, Gone With the Wind, and Citizen Kane. There’s something about the photography that grew through inspiration from that age that has kept its appeal even up to today; after all this time, the 1940′s is an era that is recognized today for how glamorous it was through the art that it bred. And while we now have new and more modern approaches to portrait photography, sometimes it’s fun to try something different and go for a look that gives the portraits an entirely different dimension. Robert Harrington just recently held a workshop on how to achieve a “1940′s” look in your photography through tools you may already have. And for the good amount of people who didn’t have a chance to attend it, he just posted it online.

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