Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann

Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann was a German photographer born in Cottbus in 1815, Brandenburg. Wehrnert-Beckmann first worked as a hairdresser in Dresden in 1839. There, in 1840, she met her future husband, Eduard Wehnert a photographer,  who introduced her to the daguerrotype process and to the recently introduced colour-tinting process based on glass-plate negatives which allowed an unlimited number of prints. In 1843, […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Francesca Woodman

“A lot of photography is making records of people, as objects, friends. It’s like organising a wardrobe….” – Francesca Woodman Francesca Stern Woodman  was an American photographer born in Denver, Colorado in 1958 best known for her black and white self portraits or female models. Many of her photographs show women, naked or clothed, blurred due to movement and […]

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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 […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Doris Ulmann

Doris Ulmann, was an American photographer known for her portraits of people living in rural parts of the American South.Born into a  New York family, Ulmann received a progressive education at the Ethical Culture School and took courses in psychology and law at Columbia University. She studied photography with Clarence H. White, first at Columbia in 1907 and later at the Clarence H. White […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gertrude Käsebier

Gertrude Käsebier was considered to be one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century. She was known for her images of motherhood, her portraits of Native Americans, and her promotion of photography as a career for women. Originally named Gertrude Stanton, born in 1852,  the portrait photographer who was one of the founders […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Eve Arnold

“If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument” – Eve Arnold Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Eve Arnold was a photojournalist that began photographing in 1946, while working at a photo-finishing plant in New York City, and […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard ) was a German-born American photographer. In 1927, after two years at the Berlin Academy of Art, Ruth moved to New York where she began to seriously pursue a career in photography. Eight years later she met Edward Weston in California and was deeply moved by his work. He revealed to her the […]

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