Carl Mydans

Born in 1907, Carl Mydans grew up in Medford, Massachusetts, near Boston. After entertaining thoughts of becoming a boat builder (he spent his childhood on the Mystic River)and then a surgeon, Mydans discovered his true calling while in college at Boston University. While working on the Boston University News as an undergraduate, Mydans’ first reporting […]

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Mira Nedyalkova

I have always loved photography as art, but i started with drawing and I was also was a model. Later in 2007 I discovered photography as a means to express myself and completely replaced painting. My photographs are not exactly a photographs, my creations are somewhere in between paintings and photography. In my images I use pain […]

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Mustafá Dedeoglu

Mustafa Dedeoğlu was born in Istanbul, in 1978. After having completed primary and secondary schools in Turkey, he left for Cyprus for university studies. Having graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University with diploma in industrial engineering, he returned to his home city of Istanbul, where he now lives and continues creating his photography essays. He first […]

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Marc Lagrange

Marc Lagrange, 1957, lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. Although his pictures remind us of the great works of Helmut Newton or Peter Lindbergh, Marc brings a finesse to his pictures like no other. His photographs are stylish, well composed and iconic.  

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Harold Feinstein

Harold Feinstein was born in Coney Island in 1931 and began his photography career in 1946 at age 15. Within four short years, Edward Steichen, an early supporter, had purchased his work for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. He joined the Photo League at 17 and became a prominent figure of […]

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Julia Baier

Julia Baier lives and works as a freelance photographer in Berlin. Grew up in Passau, Germany. Studies in psychology, French and art at the University of Bremen, Germany. Studies in graphic design at the Bremen University of the Arts, Germany, majoring in photography. Julia baier’s photographic work is characterised by her eye for reality and […]

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Gypsies in Estonia, Annika Haas

Gypsies or the Roma people are Estonia’s least known and most mysterious minority. We know that they live in Estonia, but only they know HOW. Like Jews, the fate of gypsies has been rough – they have always been haunted, discriminated, and destroyed, but, unlike Jews, they have never been fully rehabilitated so the discrimination […]

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Ed van der Elsken

  Ed van der Elsken was born in Amsterdam in 1925. He lives and works in Paris from 1950 to 1954. In this period, he lives with Ata Kando and her 3 children. He moves back to Amsterdam and lives there from 1954 to 1971. He travels a lot for his work, for instance to […]

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Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson was born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, near Paris, France. Initially a surrealist painter, he put down his brush in exchange for a camera in the 1930s after being inspired by a Martin Munkacsi photograph. Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work can be found in many collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Institute of […]

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Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt was a British photographer and photojournalist. Although born in Germany, Brandt moved to England, where he became known for his images of British society for such magazine as Lilliput and Picture Post, later his distorted nudes, portraits of famous artists and landscapes. He is widely considered to be one of the most important […]

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30 years of Reuters pictures

Reuters multi-award winning photographers are celebrated here in a three part retrospective on the 30th anniversary of the service’s launch. They have captured dramatic images illustrating the human tragedy of natural disaster and war as well as the fallout of economic events across the continents, creating iconic images, recognised around the world.

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Alexander Danilovich Grinberg

Is one of the most respected Russian photographers of the twentieth century. Born at the end of the nineteenth century, and having lived ninety-four years, he experienced the Russian revolutionary, the Civil War, two world wars, stalinist repression along with numerous fluctuations in soviet political and cultural history. Even as a child Grinberg demonstrated a […]

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