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 Most Important Photo Ever Taken

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.

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.

The Most Heartbreaking Photographs of All Time

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 most of us will never know. These are photographs that…

The Firsts In The Photographic World

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 how powerful it is to capture a moment forever whenever…

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…