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 […]
Photography was first invented in the early 1800’s, and in the time since then, it’s become the world’s most powerful visual medium. Photographs are a part of our daily lives in today’s era, and we often take for granted just […]
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 […]
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 […]