Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Germaine Van Parys

Monday’s Photography Inspiration –  Germaine Van Parys

Germaine Van Parys (1893–1983) was a pioneering Belgian photojournalist and first woman in Belgium who practiced this profession. By the end of the First World War, she was recognised as one of Belgium's most competent photographers. She first worked for Le Soir(1922), then for La Meuse (1932), also contributing to the Paris weekly L'Illustration. In addition to images of [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Peter Dombrovskis

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Peter Dombrovskis

Peter Dombrovskis as an Australian photographer. Dombrovskis was born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1945.  He emigrated to Australia with his mother Adele and started taking photographs in the 1960's. He was strongly influenced by Lithuanian-Australian pioneer, conservationist and photographer Olegas Truchanas, who became a father figure to him. He was equally influenced by landscape photographers [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bob Kolbrener

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bob Kolbrener

Today I would like to introduce you  to Bob Kolbrener. An amazing landscape. However, I would like to do things a little differently today. Instead of me writing a lengthy background on this photographer, I would let him introduce himself to you. https://vimeo.com/14070363   Take some time to visit his website here for more truly [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bisson Freres

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bisson Freres

The two brothers Louis-Auguste and August-Rosalie Bisson known collectively as the Bisson Frères,  captured Europe’s attention with their striking, large-scale photographs of French churches and historic monuments across Europe. Their breathtaking alpine views shot on an expedition led by Napoleon III to celebrate the return of Savoy to France were widely celebrated, enhancing their reputation [...]

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Charles Marville was a French photographer born in 1813, who mainly photographed architecture, landscapes and the urban environment. Marville achieved moderate success as an illustrator of books and magazines early in his career. It was not until 1850 that he shifted course and took up photography—a medium that had been introduced just eleven years earlier. [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Nègre

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Nègre

Charles Nègre  was a pioneering photographer born in Grasse, France. He studied painting under Ingres and Delaroche, another of whose pupils, Gustave Le Gray, introduced him to photography. Delaroche encouraged the use of photography as research for painting; Nègre started with the daguerreotype. After a short period of making daguerreotypes, he embraced the calotype process, [...]