Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Milton Rogovin

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomaz Farkas

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration -Louis Emille Durandelle

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Monday’s Inspiraion – Candida Höfer

Candida Höfer is a German photographer known for her large scale colour images of interiors. Born in Eberswald, Germany in 1944, this photographer likes semi-public spaces such as institutional architecture, in the absence of people as evidenced by he Räume series she started in 1980. Her photographs seem almost like portraits In each of her [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alvin Langdon Coburn

An accomplished photographer by the age of eight, Alvin Langdon Coburn was an American photographer that invented a kaleidoscopic mirror to take ‘vortographs’. He took up photography at the age of eight after being given a 4 x 5 Kodak camera. At the age of sixteen,  he was introduced to pictorialism  by his cousin F. [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Nick Brandt’s INHERIT THE DUST

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Nick Brandt’s INHERIT THE DUST

I would like to start this week with the new works of Nick Brandt entitled "Inherit The Dust". This particular series highlights the sheer scale of man’s astonishingly rapid and escalating expansion into, and destruction of, the natural world. The destruction of these animals, of these African places, is not happening in the past where [...]