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Call for applications: First Brittany Grand Prize of Photography

The French region of Brittany launches its first photographic contest. Open to “professional p...

Galleries: MIA Photo Fair 2018 Opens Application

The eighteenth edition of the MIA Photo Fair will be held from 9 to 12 March 2018 in Milan. The fair...

Bieke Depoorter Wins Levallois Prize 2017

The Levallois 2017 Prize for young international photography has been been given to the Belgian pho...
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Joe Shore, Marilyn Monroe (In shorts), 1952 © Joe Shore and Fahey/Klein Gallery, LA
Joe Shore, Marilyn Monroe (In shorts), 1952 © Joe Shore and Fahey/Klein Gallery, LA

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Michael Tighe

Michael Tighe vit et travaille à Los Angeles.

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Michael Tighe
Portraits of the 70, 80 and 90's

1975 is the year I mark as being  my first  as a professional, I was twenty years old. I decided I wanted to be a portraitist after studying with Philippe Halsman and Arnold Newman. I started out by writing letters to every famous artist, actor, musician, director, writ...

Your Holiday Pictures
Your Holiday Pictures 2014

The weather has been mild for the past few weeks, and now summer vacation is here. For The Eye editorial team, vacation started. You, our readers, will be taking control of the site with your past, present and future holiday photos.

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River Phoenix
by Michael Tighe

I first met River Phoenix in 1990 in Gainesville, Florida. I’d flown down from New York City. I was shooting him for a magazine. I don’t remember which one. His family had this beautiful wild piece of land on the edge of a swamp. I was there for two days. We smoked po...

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Michael Tighe
Portraits

I know this is really stretching the definition of photography...   but these images are actually photographs. They start out as a half finished painting or drawing which I then photograph. Often using lights to exaggerate the texture and other dramatic effects. Then I ...

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Michael Tighe

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Michael Tighe : Self Portraits

I have been shooting self-portraits since 1973 when I first got serious about photography. It's something I've always loved doing and even more so as I get older.