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 – August Sander

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – August Sander

" I never made a person look bad. They do that themselves. The portrait is your mirror. It's you " - August Sander August Sander was a German portrait and documentary photographer born in Herdorf in 1876. Described as one of the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century, August Sander was [...]

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 [...]