Monday’s Photography inspiration – Gustave Marissiaux

Monday’s Photography inspiration – Gustave Marissiaux

Gustave Marissiaux was a Belgian pictorial photographer and a law student, before he took up photography in 1894. During the same year, he was elected t to the Belgian Association of Photography (B. A.P.). His country views denote a symbolist influence. Portrait is also an important part of his work. He not only practised it as [...]

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 – Samuel H Gottscho

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Samuel H Gottscho

Samuel Herman Gottscho was an American architectural, landscape, and nature photographer born in 1875. After attending several architectural photograph exhibitions, Gottscho decided to perfect and improve his own work and sought out several architects and landscape architects. After twenty-three years as a traveling lace and fabric salesman, Gottscho became a professional commercial photographer at the [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ray Metzker

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ray Metzker

Ray K. Metzker  is an American photographer known for both his work in cityscape and landscape photography. Metzer is acknowledged as one of photography's true innovators since the early 1960’s. Early in his career, his work was marked by unusual intensity. Composites, multiple-exposure, superimposition of negatives, juxtapositions of two images, solarization and other formal means [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward Steichen

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward Steichen

Born in Luxembourg, Steichen and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 2 years old. During the 1890's, he independently studied both painting and photography applying himself to their commercial and fine art possibilities. He understood early on that the only way to persuade the public that photography was fine art was [...]