Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Doris Ulmann

Doris Ulmann, was an American photographer known for her portraits of people living in rural parts of the American South.Born into a  New York family, Ulmann received a progressive education at the Ethical Culture School and took courses in psychology and law at Columbia University. She studied photography with Clarence H. White, first at Columbia in 1907 and later at the Clarence H. White…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sonya Noskowiak

Sonya Noskowiak (1900–1975) began her photographic career as studio assistant to Johan Hagemeyer in 1925 and within less than a decade exhibited alongside Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Imogen Cunningham. Like her Group f/64 counterparts, she produced sharp-focus studies of natural and man-made objects, which emphasised photographic presentation rather than subject matter. Following an intense…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marion Post Wolcott

Marion Wolcott is known for her candid documentary photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during America’s Great Depression. She was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at the New School for Social Research, New York University, and at the University of Vienna. After graduating in 1932, she returned to New York to…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward Weston

Edward Henry Weston was a photographer from Highland Park, Illinois.  He began photographing at the age of sixteen after receiving a Bull’s Eye #2 camera from his father. Weston’s first photographs captured the parks of Chicago and his aunt’s farm. In 1906, after the publication of his first photograph in Camera and Darkroom, he moved…

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…