Monday’s Photography Inspiration – August Sander

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – August Sander

" I never made a person look bad. They do that themselves. The portrait is your mirror. It's you " - August Sander August Sander was a German portrait and documentary photographer born in Herdorf in 1876. Described as one of the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century, August Sander was [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Erwin Blumenfeld

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Erwin Blumenfeld

"Day and night I try, in my studio with its six two-thousand watt suns, balancing between the extremes of the impossible, to shake loose the real from the unreal, to give visions body, to penetrate into unknown transparencies." - Erwin Blumenfeld   Erwin Blumenfeld was a American-German photographer best known for his editorial photographs, experimental [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thérèse Bonney

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thérèse Bonney

Thérèse Bonney was an American photographer and publicist born in Syracuse, New York, 1894. Bonney grew up in New York and California and graduated from the University of California, took a master’s degree in Romance languages at Harvard University, and, after a short time at Columbia University in New York City, completed her doctorate of [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mariana Yampolsky

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mariana Yampolsky

" Often my best photographs are the ones I didn't take" - Mariana Yampolsky Marianna Yampolsky was one of the major figure of Mexican photography in the 20th Century. Born in Chicago, Mariana Yampolsky emigrated to Mexico in the 1940’s and became a Mexican citizen in 1954. She participated in the Taller de Gráfica Popular, [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – James Abbe

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – James Abbe

James Abbe was an American photographer born in 1883 in Alfred, Maine. He was a portraitist to the stars in the 1920's world of theatre and film, a pioneer photojournalist observing first hand the dramatically changing European cultural and political situation. James Abbe first became interested in photography at the age of 12 after he [...]