Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Oliver Gagliani

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Oliver Gagliani

"You will never make a photograph that everyone likes, so make sure you will like every one of your photographs" - Oliver Gagliani   Oliver Gagliani (1917–2002) was an American photographer, a master of large format photography, darkroom technique, and the Zone System. Upon seeing a retrospective of Paul Strand's work in 1945 at the San Francisco Museum of [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Josiah Johnson Hawes

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Josiah Johnson Hawes

Josiah Johnson Hawes was a photographer in Boston, Massachusetts. He was born in Wayland, Massachusetts in 1808. At seventeen he was apprenticed to a carpenter and practiced the trade for six years, which he gave up to be an artist. He began his career as a portrait painter. “I purchased books, colours and brushes and commenced the study [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lotte Jacobi

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lotte Jacobi

" In making portraits, I refuse to photograph myself as do so many photographers.my style is the style of people I photograph " - Lotte Jacobi   Johanna Alexandra "Lotte" Jacobi was a German-American photographer noted for her portraits of famous figures. Born in 1896 into a family of photographers, Jacobi studied art history and literature [...]