The World’s Most Iconic Fashion Photographers

While you’re likely more familiar with the fashion icons who grace the covers of magazines, the fashion industry wouldn’t be much if it weren’t for the fashion photographers who capture all this beauty. The world’s most iconic fashion photographers have spent their lives dedicated to bringing fashion to life and…

Top 5 Best Cameras In The World

In today’s world of smartphones with multiple cameras, it can be easy to forget just how much of a difference the camera has made to the course of human history. Capturing both the best and worst that humanity has to offer, camera have been documenting our progress over the last…

The Top 5 Iconic National Geographic Photographs

National Geographic has been around for decades, and in that time they’ve produced and distributed some of the most recognisable photographs of all time. These are photos that had such powerful stories attached to them that they would eventually become instantly recognisable to most people around the world. The company…

5 Famous War Photographers

Humans have been at war with one another since the dawn of civilisation, and have a long and bloody history of conflicts. The problem with ancient wars is that the victor would often retell their account of what happened, which skewed the perspective of how brutal the wars truly were.…

5 of the World’s Best Surrealist Photographers

Although the movement is more often associated with fine art, surrealism and photography have always made a perfect pairing. Starting with the likes of Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dali, Andrew Kertesz and Hans Bellmer, this specific photographic format has remained popular throughout its history, adding strange, disorientating and beautiful creations to…

Who is Dickey Chapelle?

Dickey Chapelle was born Georgette Louis Meyer on 14 March 1919 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and became one of the most well-known photojournalists in the world and was a war correspondent during World War II through to the Vietnam War. When she was 16 she attended aeronautical classes at MIT and…

The Story Behind the Iconic Burning Monk Photograph

Thích Quảng Đức became famous when he burnt himself to death. This Buddhist monk from Vietnam was doing this as a show of his hatred of oppression.  The oppression he was opposing was the South Vietnamese’s pro-catholic policies and their laws that discriminated against Buddhists, specifically the fact that the…

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…

Tank Man – The Tiananmen Square Photograph

One of the most intriguing and awe-inspiring photographs in modern history is the image of the unknown protestor standing in front of a row of army tanks in Beijing. Little is known about this man aside from his heroic interruption of military power and the fact that he was possibly…

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.…