Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rosalie Gwathmey

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rosalie Gwathmey

"We all know that if the language isn't eloquent, no one bothers to finish the story" - Rosalie Gwathmey   Gwathmey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was the daughter of successful architect, Charles C. Hook, and Ida MacDonald Hook. Rosalie married painter, Robert Gwathmey in 1935. She gave birth to their son, Charles Gwathmey, in 1938. He is another [...]

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 – Alphonse Bertillon

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alphonse Bertillon

" One can only see what one observes, and one observes only things which are already in the mind " - Alphonse Bertillon   Alphonse Bertillon was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement creating an identification system based on physical measurements. Anthropometry was the first [...]

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 [...]