Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron née Pattle was a British photographer born in 1815 who is considered one of the most important portraitists of the 19th century. She was the fourth of ten children and one of seven to survive to adulthood. Her father was a British official from England in India while working for the East India Company. [...]

Ágora

Ágora

Valencia, more precisely the City of Arts has been popular amongst photographers since its completion in 2009. It has always been on my list of architecture to see. The structure I am sharing today is that of Agora. A diaphanous large hall built of steel arches, and a roof made in glass. It is meant [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Milton Rogovin

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Milton Rogovin

“The rich have their own photographers... I photograph the forgotten ones.” - Milton Rogovin Milton Rogovin was an American photographer born in New York in  1909. He was considered to be America’s most significant social documentary photographers. He attended Stuyvesant High School in New York City and enrolled in Columbia University, from which he graduated in 1931 with [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Clarence John Laughlin

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Clarence John Laughlin

“The creative photographer sets free the human contents of objects; and imparts humanity to the inhuman world around him.” - Clarence John Laughlin Clarence John Laughlin was an American photographer born in 1905. He was best known for his surrealist photographs of the American South. His rocky childhood, southern heritage, and interest in literature influenced his work greatly. [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann

Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann was a German photographer born in Cottbus in 1815, Brandenburg. Wehrnert-Beckmann first worked as a hairdresser in Dresden in 1839. There, in 1840, she met her future husband, Eduard Wehnert a photographer,  who introduced her to the daguerrotype process and to the recently introduced colour-tinting process based on glass-plate negatives which allowed an unlimited number of prints. In 1843, [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rudolf Koppitz

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rudolf Koppitz

Rudolf Koppitz was born on the 4 January 1884 into a rural Protestant family in Schreiberseifen, a village close to the town of Freudenthal, in the Duchy of Upper and Lower Silesia (what is today Skrbovice near Bruntál in the Czech Republic). He was a Photo-Secessionist whose work includes straight photography and modernist images. He was one of the leading representatives of art photography in Vienna between the world wars. He is best [...]