Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomas Andrew

Thomas Andrew was a New Zealand photographer who was born in Takapuna in 1855, a suburb in Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. He worked as a photographer in Napier. He later opened a studio in Auckland which was destroyed by fire. In 1891, he went to Samoa where he worked with two other New Zealand photographers, Alfred John […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Francis Frith

Francis Frith was an English photographer born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire in 1822. He was born into a merchant Quaker family. He originally apprenticed in the cutlery trade, but eventually became a grocer, supplying ships at Liverpool. He attended Quaker schools at Ackworth and Quaker Camp Hill in Birmingham (c. 1828–1838), before he started in the cutlery business. He suffered a nervous breakdown […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Milton Rogovin

“The rich have their own photographers… I photograph the forgotten ones.” – Milton Rogovin Milton Rogovin was an American photographer born in New York in  1909. He was considered to be America’s most significant social documentary photographers. He attended Stuyvesant High School in New York City and enrolled in Columbia University, from which he graduated in 1931 with […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomaz Farkas

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 […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration -Louis Emille Durandelle

Louis-Émile Durandelle (1839 – 1917) was a French photographer best known for his work documenting the renovation of Paris during the Second Empire. He, along with his partner, Delmaet (with whom he worked until 1862) photographed the new Opera of Paris and its construction in great detail. After its opening, Louis-Emile Durandelle made a publication […]

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Thoughts of the week

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal” – Paulo Coelho For the past 3 or 4 years, I’ve religiously wait for each issue of Black and White Photography magazine. On a whim, I picked up National Geographic Wildlife and I must say that I loved it. As a visual person, I loved the […]

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Thoughts of the week

“The joy of life come from our encounters with new experiences” – Unknown This quote is a little reminder to make the most of our life and take time to savour those little experiences. 1 – This week I was reminded to always follow my instincts whether it comes to my own work or the […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alexey Titarenko

Alexey Titarenko is a Russian photographer and artist who has devoted his life’s work to depicting the atmosphere and inhabitants of his city. He draws his inspiration from the music and literature he loved since childhood and his long walks through the city. The past decade, Titarenko has turned his lens on New York. In […]

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