Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

Minor White was an American photographer and is one of the masters of photographic modernism. his first creative efforts were in poetry and he took took 5 years to complete a sequence of a hundred sonnets while working as a waiter and bartender. It is after moving to Portland in 1938 that his photography career began. First,…

Ernst Haas

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ernst Hass

"Photography is a bridge between science and art. It brings to science what it needs most, the artistic sense and to art art proof that nothing can be imagined which cannot be matched in the counterpoints of nature" - Ernst Haas Ernst Haas is one of the most important figures of the 20th Century. He…

Mondays Photography Inspiration – Arnold Newman

"We do not take pictures with our cameras, but with our hearts and minds." Arnold Newman Arnold Newman was a photographer known for his portrait of celebrities, artists etc.... What stands out about his work is the simplicity to his composition. Though his composition seems as though, loads can be learned from his technique. At…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sebastião Salgado

Today I would like to share with with a trailer of a film by Wim Wenders and Julian Salgado called The Salt of the Earth. A film based on Sebastião Salgado work and his mission through his work. If you've seen his Genesis exhibition, you will see that the clear message throughout is that our…

Monday Photography Inspiration – Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh is one of the masters of 20th Century photography. He was an Armenian - Canadian portrait photographer born in Turkey in 1908. He worked most of his life in Ottawa and died in 2002. During his career, he held 14,312 sittings and produced over 150 000 negatives. His extraordinary body of work is really…