Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Leigh Wiener

“Photographing people is unquestionably the most difficult form of still photography there is. It’s the only area of still photography where the photographer must be a very keen student of psychology. A portrait is not a duplication of a face. A portrait is the revelation of a person. You want to tell something about the […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Helen Levitt

“I never had a project. I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes – what they noticed, I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see.” Helen Levitt Helen Levitt was an American photographer born on August 31st, 1913. She was born in Levitt was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York and was considered to […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Pete Turner

“Looking at photographs, like taking them, can be a joyful, sensuous pleasure. Looking at photographs of quality can only increase that pleasure.” – Pete Turner A pioneer of colour Photography, Pete Turner’s career began during the infancy of colour photography, at a time when colour was used almost exclusively for commercial purposes. Unlike many contemporaries, […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lewis Hine

“Photography can light-up darkness and expose ignorance” – Lewis Hine Lewis Hine was an American Photographer born September 26, 1874, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S. He used his art to bring social ills to public attention. After his father was killed in an accident, Hine began working and saved his money for a college education. He studied sociology at […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Christina Broom

Christina Broom was a Scottish photographer born in1862 and credited as the UK’s first female press photographer. She may not be a household name, yet her photographs captured some of the most momentous and extraordinary events of the early 20th century. She married Albert Edward Broom in 1889 and had a daughter Winifred Margaret, born […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Nat Fein

Nat Fein was a photographer Fein born in Manhattan, NY in 1914. He is best known for photographing Babe Ruth. He was raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. He began to work for the New York Herald Tribune as a copyboy in 1932. After investing in a camera years later, he became a press photographer for […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Weegee

“Remember – you’re as good as your last picture. One day you’re a hero, the next day you’re a bum…” – Weegee Arthur (Usher) Fellig known by his pseudonym Weegee, was a photographer and photojournalist born in the town of Lemburg (Ukraine) on June 12, 1889, known for his stark black and white street photography in New York City. He first worked as […]

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Monday Photography Inspiration – Peter Sekaer

Peter Sekaer was a photographer born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1901. He immigrated to the United States in 1918 to seek freedom and opportunity. After successfully operating a printing business in New York City producing posters, advertisements and window displays, he enrolled in the Art Students League in 1929 to study painting. He soon became […]

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