Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gertrude Käsebier

Gertrude Käsebier was considered to be one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century. She was known for her images of motherhood, her portraits of Native Americans, and her promotion of photography as a career for women. Originally named Gertrude Stanton, born in 1852,  the portrait photographer who was one of the founders […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward Steichen

Born in Luxembourg, Steichen and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 2 years old. During the 1890’s, he independently studied both painting and photography applying himself to their commercial and fine art possibilities. He understood early on that the only way to persuade the public that photography was fine art was […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – André Kertész

Born in Budapest, Kertész taught himself how to use a camera and had his first photos published while a member of the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I. Kertész emigrated to Paris in 1925, where he became acquainted with members of the Dada movement, he achieved critical and commercial success. In Paris he found critical and commercial […]

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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, […]

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Monday Photography Inspiration – Alfred Stieglitz

“Photography is not an art. Neither is painting, literature or music. They are only different media for the individual to express his aesthetic feelings. You do not have to be a painter or a sculptor to be an artist. You maybe a shoemaker. You may be creative as such. And, if so, you are a […]

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Cutty Sark

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”  ― Albert Einstein

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Greenwich

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.”  ―Emily Dickinson This image is another one from my Greenwich visit.  Went out today and shot some pretty spectacular images of buildings in Central London. One of them has a pretty interesting […]

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The rail station

“Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”  ― Alfred Stieglitz I travel through this station everyday but never really took the time to look around. You are either rushing or too tired for anything else other than getting home to sleep. I took this image late summer when the […]

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