4 Famous Wildlife Photographers

There are literally millions of different types of fauna and flora that live in the world with us and we often forget that there is another world outside of our cities. Luckily for us there are many talented wildlife photographers who share their photographs with us and bring the nature…

Who Was Ansel Adams?

Ansel Easton Adams was an American environmentalist and landscape photographer who became internationally famous for his black-and-white photographs that he took of the American West. Adams helped create the anti-pictorialist Group f/64, which is an association of photographers that advocate pure photography that favours full tonal range and sharp focus.…

Who is Annie Leibovitz?

Born Anna-Lou “Annie” Leibovitz on 2nd October 1949 in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz is an American photographer famed for her dramatic, eccentric, and emblematic portraits of a wide variety of celebrities through her crisp and well-lighted signature style. Owing to her position at Rolling Stone magazine at the time, she…

Who Was Diane Arbus?

Diane Arbus (14 March 1923 – 26 July 1971) was an American photographer whose preferred subjects were outsiders and those on the fringes of society such as strippers, carnival performers, dwarves, nudists, and transgender people. While her preferred subjects were the marginalised, she was just as fascinated with subjects as…

Who is Steve McCurry?

A regular contributor National Geographic magazine and a member of Magnum since 1986, Steve McCurry is an American photographer and photojournalist. Most well-known for his photograph of the “Afghan Girl” with the piercing green eyes, McCurry has won numerous awards throughout his decades-long career, including the Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary…

Who Was Weegee?

Born Arthur Fellig in June 1899, Weegee was a photographer and photojournalist celebrated for his striking black and white street photography. Working as a press photographer during the 1930s and 1940s, Weegee developed his signature style by following the city’s emergency services across the Lower East Side of New York…

8 French Photographers You Should Know

French photographers have made a significant impact on the medium as both a form of art and as a way of documenting history, culture, and society. From stark, moody monochrome to works of dynamic colour, innovation and experimentation has remained the staple of the French attitude toward the photographic medium.…

The World’s Most Famous Photographers

Today we take photography for granted. With our advanced smart phones that can take high definition pictures for us automatically, and the dozens of different picture-sharing websites found on the internet, taking a new photograph just doesn’t seem that impressive.

5 Quick Photography Facts

Photography is present everywhere these days, whether as a part of advertising campaigns, scientific articles, media around current events, propaganda, or just the personal pictures we take to celebrate whatever we wish to remember. It’s difficult to imagine a world without it, and yet, just 200 years ago it didn’t…

Iconic African Photographers

Africa has produced some excellent and varied photographers who have received numerous awards and accolades, not only locally, but internationally as well Justin Dingwall Justin Dingwall is a South African photographer born in Johannesburg.  He studied at the Tshwane University of Technology and graduated with a Baccalaurean Technologies in Photography. …