Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomas Annan

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (1878-1972) was one of the most important art and documentary photographers of the modern era. Hoppe was born in Munich on the 14 April 1878. He moved to London at the turn of the century, where he began experimenting with photography. Beginning art photography in 1903 Hoppé was admitted as a member [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto  is a Japanese photographer currently dividing his time between Tokyo, Japan and New York City, United States. sugimoto described his work as a time capsule for a series of events in time. His work also focuses on transience of life and the conflict between life and death. He is deeply influenced by the [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Jacques – Henri Lartigue

The word "Amateur" has 2 meanings in itself. The first being the antonym to professional and refers to those who pursue something based on love instead of reward. In this sense, it identifies the most sophisticated in a particular field. Many of photography's great names can be found in this, notably the French photographer and [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Frederick H. Evans

Frederick H. Evans was a British photographer known for his platinum prints of architectural interiors of English and French cathedrals. Little is known of Evan's early life. He initially owned a small bookshop in London where many artists and writers, including George Bernard Shaw and Audrey Beardsley came together. Frederick Evans took some portraits of his [...]