"If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument" - Eve Arnold Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Eve Arnold was a photojournalist that began photographing in 1946, while working at a photo-finishing plant in New York City, and [...]
Willem van de Poll was a Dutch photographer who grew up in Amsterdam. Originally, his parents wanted him to be come doctor but he chose a different route. His need for adventure pushed him to become a police inspector and then soon after a photographer. After training in Vienna, Willem van de Poll worked as a [...]
Ruth Bernhard ) was a German-born American photographer. In 1927, after two years at the Berlin Academy of Art, Ruth moved to New York where she began to seriously pursue a career in photography. Eight years later she met Edward Weston in California and was deeply moved by his work. He revealed to her the [...]
Jessie Tarbox Beals was an American photographer and the first published female photojournalist in the United States. She is best known for her freelance news photographs, particularly of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, and portraits of places such as Bohemian Greenwich Village. She was the first female staff photographer hired by The Buffalo Inquirer [...]
Charles Clyde Ebbets was an American photographer, most famous for his photograph Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper in 1932. He is best know for his work in the 1930s when he published his work in the major newspapers across the nation including the New York Times. Ebbets started his career during the 1920s in St Petersburg, [...]
Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer known for being the first to record the poor housing conditions of the poor. Originally from Dairsie in Fife, Annan moved to Glasgow as an apprentice engraver, and was friendly with a trainee Chemist called, Berwick. They set up business together in 1855 as photographers. Berwick then left to [...]
Here's to silencing the noises, the doubts and the questions Here's to listening to that little voice Here's to perseverance Here's to believing that wishes do come true Here's to reaching for the stars Here's to a another prosperous year. Happy birthday to me!!