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"
An international jury at Photokina 1963 voted William Klein one of the 30 most important photographers in the medium’s history. He became famous in Europe immediately upon publication of his strikingly intense book of photographs, Life Is Good for You in New York – William Klein Trance Witness Revels, for which he won the Prix […]Read more "William Klein"
I am amateur photographer from Israel. Photographing as my serious hobby began about 4 years ago. Before I bought my DSLR camera I used simple point-and-shot digital camera. I liked to make pictures of my kids, someday I wanted to make studio-like photographs, but unfortunately there was no nice photo studio in our small […]Read more "Zachar Rise"