Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marianne Breslauer

Marianne Breslauer was a German photographer born the 20th of November 1909. Born into a liberal Prussian family in Berlin, she studied photography from 1927 to 1929. She then moved to Paris and worked with Man Ray. In 1930, she joined the Ullstein photo studio in Berlin; its director at the time being Elsbeth Heddenhausen.…

Mondays’s Photography Inspiration – Mathew B. BRADY

Mathew B. Brady was a well-known 19th-century American photographer who was celebrated for his portraits of politicians and his photographs of the American Civil War. Brady came to New York City at age sixteen; by age seventeen he became a student of photography. After training with the artist William Page and the artist and inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, Brady…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marion Post Wolcott

Marion Wolcott is known for her candid documentary photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during America’s Great Depression. She was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at the New School for Social Research, New York University, and at the University of Vienna. After graduating in 1932, she returned to New York to…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

“Art is technique: a means by which to materialize the invisible realm of the mind.” — Hiroshi Sugimoto It is impossible to simply write about his work. To say that it is different that most of works seen out there. Sugimoto's enigmatic images transports you to another dimension. It's tempting to see animism in his…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Often referred to as Mexico's most celebrated fine art photographer, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, life and work spanned the entire 20th century, relentlessly captured the history of the country's evolving social and geopolitical atmosphere. He first picked up a camera and began taking pictures before enrolling in night classes in painting in 1917, and sought instruction…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Wynn Bullock

“Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived.” – Wynn Bullock Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1975, Wynn Bullock  venture into photography started with his interest into the work of the Impressionists and post- Impressionists while living in Paris in the mid - 1920s. He then discovered…

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…