Gisèle Freund was a German-born French photographer and photojournalist, born in Schöneberg District, Berlin famous for her documentary photography and portraits of writers and artists. In 1931, Freund studied sociology and art history at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Breisgau, Germany. From 1932-33 she studied at the Institute for Social, Sciences, University of Frankfurt under Theodor W. Adorno, [...]
In this digital age, it seems as though we worry more about the number of pixels our cameras can capture and our image quality more than creativity and celebrating the art of creating. In photography, they are so many rules and technical attributes and this has been widely accepted and the megapixels can become an [...]
Thomaz Jorge Farkas was Photographer, teacher, cinema producer and director. In 1930, he emigrated with his family to São Paulo, where his father was one of the founding partners of Fotoptica, one of the first shops of photographic equipment in Brazil. He joined the Foto Cine Clube Bandeirantes (FCCB) [Bandeirantes Photo and Cinema Club] in [...]
"What we lack is not better cameras, but better photographers. It's our turn" - David DuChemin I've just came across this quote on instagram by David Duchemin, a photographer that I greatly admire. There nothing this man can't do. If you would like to know more about him, please click HERE. Why am I sharing [...]
Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer known for being the first to record the poor housing conditions of the poor. Originally from Dairsie in Fife, Annan moved to Glasgow as an apprentice engraver, and was friendly with a trainee Chemist called, Berwick. They set up business together in 1855 as photographers. Berwick then left to [...]
Here's to silencing the noises, the doubts and the questions Here's to listening to that little voice Here's to perseverance Here's to believing that wishes do come true Here's to reaching for the stars Here's to a another prosperous year. Happy birthday to me!!
Marc Riboud was a French photojournalist with an incredible body work that I believe everyone should be familiar with. He is best known for his extensive reports on the Far East - The Three Banners of China, Face of North Vietnam, Visions of China, and In China. Until 1951 he was an engineer in Lyon [...]