Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Clarence H. White

A self-taught photographer from rural Ohio, Clarence H. White first became famous for his delicate, idealised images of rural family life. He was also known for his subtle portraits of women and children and also as an influential teacher of photography. White had from his early years an appetite for artistic and intellectual pursuits. After finishing high school in Newark, Ohio,…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward Weston

Edward Henry Weston was a photographer from Highland Park, Illinois.  He began photographing at the age of sixteen after receiving a Bull’s Eye #2 camera from his father. Weston’s first photographs captured the parks of Chicago and his aunt’s farm. In 1906, after the publication of his first photograph in Camera and Darkroom, he moved…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

If you heard of the Zone System , then you are likely to know Minor White this week's photographer. Minor White, was an American photographer and editor whose efforts to extend photography's range of expression greatly influenced creative photography in the mid-20th century. White took up photography while very young but set it aside for a…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham was an American photographer known for her photography of botanicals, nudes and industry. Born in Portland, Oregon. In 1901, at the age of 18, Cunningham bought her first camera, a 4×5 inch view camera, from the American School of Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She soon lost interest and sold the camera to a…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

“Art is technique: a means by which to materialize the invisible realm of the mind.” — Hiroshi Sugimoto It is impossible to simply write about his work. To say that it is different that most of works seen out there. Sugimoto's enigmatic images transports you to another dimension. It's tempting to see animism in his…