Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Roger Schall

Roger Schall was a renowned French photographer of the 1930s & 1940s. He worked in all photographic disciplines from fashion, portraits, nudes, still life and reportage and secretly documented the Nazi’z occupation of Paris. Roger Schall was born in Nancy on July 25, 1904 and his family arrived in Paris in 1911. His father also…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Fred Stein

Born in Dresden in1909, Germany, Fred Stein was a very talented photographer. Although not very known, this photographer started out by studying law at the University of Leipzig. He obtained a law degree in an impressively short time, but was denied admission to the German bar by the Nazi government for “racial and political reasons.”…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomas Annan

Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer known for being the first to record the poor housing conditions of the poor. Originally from Dairsie in Fife,  Annan moved to Glasgow as an apprentice engraver, and was friendly with a trainee Chemist called, Berwick. They set up business together in 1855 as photographers. Berwick then left to…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marc Riboud

Marc Riboud was a French photojournalist with an incredible body work that I believe everyone should be familiar with. He is best known for his extensive reports on the Far East – The Three Banners of China, Face of North Vietnam, Visions of China, and In China. Until 1951 he was an engineer in Lyon…