Thomas Ruff - The consistent and dispassionate style in this series of portraits resembles that of a mugshot or passport photograph. But Ruff replaced the natural eyes of his sitters with the same set of bright blue irises, thereby undermining the photographs’ truthfulness as records.
from Anatomy of the Self
William Eggleston was born July 27, 1939 in Menphis, Tennessee. This American photographer was highly important in making colour photography recognized as a legitimate artistic medium, worthy of be…