Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Todd Webb

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Todd Webb

Todd Webb was an American photographer known for documenting everyday life and architecture in cities such as New York City, Paris as well as from the American west. was born in Detroit in 1905 and grew up there and in a Quaker community in Ontario. Having been a successful stockbroker in the 1920’s, he lost all of his earnings, and then some, in The [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marcel Gautherot

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marcel Gautherot

Marcel Gautherot was a French-Brazilian photographer. He was best known for his documentation in some three-thousand images of the construction of the Brazilian capital city Brasilia from 1958 to 1960. He initially studied architecture but then dedicated himself to photography. He came to Brazil in 1940, his interest in the country awakened by reading the [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Charles Marville was a French photographer born in 1813, who mainly photographed architecture, landscapes and the urban environment. Marville achieved moderate success as an illustrator of books and magazines early in his career. It was not until 1850 that he shifted course and took up photography—a medium that had been introduced just eleven years earlier. [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Nègre

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Nègre

Charles Nègre  was a pioneering photographer born in Grasse, France. He studied painting under Ingres and Delaroche, another of whose pupils, Gustave Le Gray, introduced him to photography. Delaroche encouraged the use of photography as research for painting; Nègre started with the daguerreotype. After a short period of making daguerreotypes, he embraced the calotype process, [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Samuel H Gottscho

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Samuel H Gottscho

Samuel Herman Gottscho was an American architectural, landscape, and nature photographer born in 1875. After attending several architectural photograph exhibitions, Gottscho decided to perfect and improve his own work and sought out several architects and landscape architects. After twenty-three years as a traveling lace and fabric salesman, Gottscho became a professional commercial photographer at the [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mario Cravo Neto

A Brazilian photographer whose work spans many genre, image-making, painting and sculpture. His work shows a dark enigmatic and harsh city, where lonely souls roam, and where the dirt and filth of the streets lie alongside big limousines, the riches, the luxury. Born into a family of artists, Mario started his training early under the [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Born Charles - François Bossu in 1813 in Paris, Charles Marville used the pseudonym in 1832 and worked as an illustrator before taking up photography around 1850. He then travelled throughout France, Italy and Germany to create beautiful landscapes and striking architectural photographs. Around 1855, Marville undertook a series of delicate cloud studies from the [...]