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. …

6 Iconic Female Photographers

Similar to many spaces throughout history, photography is often seen as an oversaturated market for men, but thanks to the confidence and passion of many women, the world of photography has undoubtedly been changed forever. Here we take a moment to celebrate just a few of the world’s most iconic…

Who Was Helmut Newton?

Nobody can dispute what an extraordinary photographer Helmut Newton was, and he was quite an interesting man as well. Do you know everything there is to know about him? Check your knowledge against these intriguing facts, and you may learn a titbit or two! While we don’t know if he…