Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – John Albok

John Albok was a Hungarian photographer who documented street scenes in New York City during the Great Depression and later. John Albok was born in Munkacs, Hungary, in what is now the Ukraine. From the ages of 13 to 17, he trained was a tailor’s apprentice and was later drafted into the Hungarian army. He began […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Arthur Leipzig

Arthur Leipzig was an American photographer born in Brooklyn, New York who specialised in street photography and is known for his photographs of New York City.  After sustaining a serious injury to his right hand while working at a glass wholesaler, Leipzig joined the Photo League where he studied photography and took part in Sid Grossman’s Documentary Workshop and […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Eugene Atget

Eugène Atget was born in Libourne near Bordeaux in 1857.  He worked as a sailor in his youth then turned to the stage only with minor success. At fourty, he quit his acting career and after trying his hand at painting, he finally discovered his true calling which was photography. His life as a photographer […]

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Photography

Notting Hill carnival

Monday was bank holiday here which means a LAZY DAY. But at the same time, the 29th of August every year is the Notting Hill carnival. The first time I went was when I was 14. It was terrifying, I had never seen that many people in my entire life. All I remembered for a […]

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