Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

If you heard of the Zone System , then you are likely to know Minor White this week's photographer. Minor White, was an American photographer and editor whose efforts to extend photography's range of expression greatly influenced creative photography in the mid-20th century. White took up photography while very young but set it aside for a…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham was an American photographer known for her photography of botanicals, nudes and industry. Born in Portland, Oregon. In 1901, at the age of 18, Cunningham bought her first camera, a 4×5 inch view camera, from the American School of Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She soon lost interest and sold the camera to a…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

“Art is technique: a means by which to materialize the invisible realm of the mind.” — Hiroshi Sugimoto It is impossible to simply write about his work. To say that it is different that most of works seen out there. Sugimoto's enigmatic images transports you to another dimension. It's tempting to see animism in his…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Often referred to as Mexico's most celebrated fine art photographer, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, life and work spanned the entire 20th century, relentlessly captured the history of the country's evolving social and geopolitical atmosphere. He first picked up a camera and began taking pictures before enrolling in night classes in painting in 1917, and sought instruction…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Wynn Bullock

“Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived.” – Wynn Bullock Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1975, Wynn Bullock  venture into photography started with his interest into the work of the Impressionists and post- Impressionists while living in Paris in the mid - 1920s. He then discovered…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Eve Arnold

"If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument" - Eve Arnold Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Eve Arnold was a photojournalist that began photographing in 1946, while working at a photo-finishing plant in New York City, and…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Dorothea Lange

“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.” - Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange was one of the pioneering documentary photographers of the 20th century. Born Dorothea Nutzhorn on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, her father, Heinrich Nutzhorn, was a lawyer, and her mother, Johanna, stayed at home to…