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 […]
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 […]
We have all seen photographs which have caused us to stop short and stare in wonderment and that’s why photography is considered one of the most powerful art mediums. These photographs have all had an impact on the world in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Photography first became prominent toward the end of the 19th century as the technology became more refined. Over the years, we’ve seen a number of different mediums emerge from the photographic world, with the latest being high definition digital.
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.
Since the day the camera became portable, photographers throughout the years have captured some of the most terrible moments in recent human history. These are pictures that often convey the very worst that humanity has to offer, or suffering that […]