As a young man André Kertész found a photographic manual in an attic and decided to become a photographer. After the death of his father, however, he first attended the Academy of Commerce and, like his foster father, worked in the Budapest stock market. In 1913 he acquired his first camera, an Ica. In 1914 […]Read more "André Kertesz"
MATJAZ KRIVIC is a globe-trotting photographer specializing in capturing the personality and grandeur of indigenous people and places. For 20 years he has covered the face of the earth in his intense, personal and aesthetically moving style that has won him several prestigious awards. He has made the road his home, and most of the […]Read more "Matjaz Krivic"
Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration. Lange’s photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography. Born of second generation German immigrants on May 26, 1895, at 1041 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, Dorothea […]Read more "Dorothea Lange"
In his photographs, Simen Johan explores darkly the human proclivity towards fantasy and our attempts, knowing or otherwise, to craft alternate realities for ourselves. Merging traditional photographic techniques with digital methods, Johan creates each of his images from as many as one hundred negatives, having first constructed or discovered each element and photographed it on […]Read more "Simen Johan"
Sonck studied photography at the Narafi in Brussels, Belgium and is one of the first generation of photographers who received formal training lifts. Besides his professional activities (until recently he was a photographer at the Culture Department of the Province of Antwerp), he devoted himself since themid-1970s on personal projects. He makes penetrating […]Read more "Jacques Sonck"
The world’s population just passed the 7 billion mark, and for the first time in history, the majority of the world’s population lives in cities. In Nairobi, Kenya, one million people are crammed in to a piece of land the same size as Manhattan’s Central Park. The Kibera slum is located five kilometers southwest of […]Read more "The Shadow City, Christian Als"
If my pictures should have a meaning, it could be this one: capture inexplicable moments, unique, strange, magical moments. Instants of a second, like the blink of an eye… Images that comes from our most intimal thoughts… I like working in dark sets where the beauty comes from strong contrast. Lost worlds from our imagination; […]Read more "Julie Annabelle Schimel"