Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Margrethe Mather

Mather was an American photographer born in Utah. Her parents were Danish immigrants who had been converted to the Mormon faith by a missionary in Denmark. When she was born, Mather was named Emma Caroline Youngreen. After her mother died she was sent to live in another part of town with her maternal aunt, Rasmine Laurentzen. Laurentzen was the live-in housekeeper…

Variations series – Simplicity vs Intricacies

The full Variations series is finally completed. This series is something that started totally accidentally. From time to time, I set myself assignments is order to hone my composition skills. My aim for this exercise was to create variations from the same subject. Halfway through the exercise, I realised that this is very similar to…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sonya Noskowiak

Sonya Noskowiak (1900–1975) began her photographic career as studio assistant to Johan Hagemeyer in 1925 and within less than a decade exhibited alongside Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Imogen Cunningham. Like her Group f/64 counterparts, she produced sharp-focus studies of natural and man-made objects, which emphasised photographic presentation rather than subject matter. Following an intense…