Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sonya Noskowiak

Sonya Noskowiak (1900–1975) began her photographic career as studio assistant to Johan Hagemeyer in 1925 and within less than a decade exhibited alongside Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Imogen Cunningham. Like her Group f/64 counterparts, she produced sharp-focus studies of natural and man-made objects, which emphasised photographic presentation rather than subject matter. Following an intense…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham was an American photographer known for her photography of botanicals, nudes and industry. Born in Portland, Oregon. In 1901, at the age of 18, Cunningham bought her first camera, a 4×5 inch view camera, from the American School of Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She soon lost interest and sold the camera to a…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Edward S. Curtis

Edward S. Curtis was an American self-taught photographer. He grew up in Minnesota, close to the Chipewa and Winnebago Indian tribes. He is is widely known for documenting Native American tribes culture. By the age of 17, he was an apprentice at the St Paul studio until his family packed up and moved west, eventually…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Eva Besnyo

Born in Budapest, Eva Besnyö was brought up in a well-to-do Jewish home. In 1928, she started to study photography at József Pécsi's studio where she also served as an apprentice. In 1930, she moved to Berlin where she became Peter Weller's assisitant. first worked for advertising photographer René Ahrlé before working on with press photographer  Peter Weller.…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Peter Dombrovskis

Peter Dombrovskis as an Australian photographer. Dombrovskis was born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1945.  He emigrated to Australia with his mother Adele and started taking photographs in the 1960's. He was strongly influenced by Lithuanian-Australian pioneer, conservationist and photographer Olegas Truchanas, who became a father figure to him. He was equally influenced by landscape photographers…

Monday’s Photography inspiration – Gustave Marissiaux

Gustave Marissiaux was a Belgian pictorial photographer and a law student, before he took up photography in 1894. During the same year, he was elected t to the Belgian Association of Photography (B. A.P.). His country views denote a symbolist influence. Portrait is also an important part of his work. He not only practised it as…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bob Kolbrener

Today I would like to introduce you  to Bob Kolbrener. An amazing landscape. However, I would like to do things a little differently today. Instead of me writing a lengthy background on this photographer, I would let him introduce himself to you. https://vimeo.com/14070363   Take some time to visit his website here for more truly…