Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Seydou Keïta

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Seydou Keïta

Today is my birthday so I thought I would share a photographer from the African continent. Keïta was born in 1921 in Bamako, Mali, although the exact date is unknown. He was the oldest in a family of five children. Keïta developed an interest in photography when his uncle gave him a Kodak Brownie with a film with eight [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Erwin Blumenfeld

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Erwin Blumenfeld

"Day and night I try, in my studio with its six two-thousand watt suns, balancing between the extremes of the impossible, to shake loose the real from the unreal, to give visions body, to penetrate into unknown transparencies." - Erwin Blumenfeld   Erwin Blumenfeld was a American-German photographer best known for his editorial photographs, experimental [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mariana Yampolsky

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mariana Yampolsky

" Often my best photographs are the ones I didn't take" - Mariana Yampolsky Marianna Yampolsky was one of the major figure of Mexican photography in the 20th Century. Born in Chicago, Mariana Yampolsky emigrated to Mexico in the 1940’s and became a Mexican citizen in 1954. She participated in the Taller de Gráfica Popular, [...]