Guenter Knop Photography

Guenter Knop was born in Germany in 1954. He began his commercial career working as first assistant to photographer Charlotte March, in Hamburg, from 1979-1981. After a year of travel around the world, he came to the United States to work as first assistant to Henry Wolf, Henry Wolf Productions, where he continued to build a commercial portfolio doing television commercials, still lifes, catalogues, portraits … Continue reading Guenter Knop Photography

Yanidel’s Street Photography

Yanidel is a Street Photographer that has been photographing for many years and has traveled all around the world to do Street Photography! He is mostly known about his Street Photography work in Paris. He writes in his blog very often and offers some amazing insights into the art as well as amazing gear tips and great techniques. Besides Gear and Techniques, he also writes … Continue reading Yanidel’s Street Photography

Guy Bourdin (1928-1991)

Guy Bourdin (1928-1991) was born in Paris. A painter his entire life and a self-taught photographer, he was working for magazines, such as Vogue as well as for brands such as Chanel, Ungaro and Charles Jourdan. He exhibited his first photographies at Galerie 29 in 1952. Nowadays his work has been exhibited in the most prestigious museums. Guy Bourdin’s career spanned more than forty years … Continue reading Guy Bourdin (1928-1991)

Man Ray

“Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.” – Man Ray  Glass tears, 1932 “The artist who brought Surrealism to a new medium Man Ray (1890-1976) is indisputably one of the most original artists of the 20th century. His revolutionary … Continue reading Man Ray

Josef Koudelka: Gypsies

Gypsies. Zehra, Czechoslovakia. 1967. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos One of the seminal photoessays of the 20th Century, Magnum photographer Josef Koudelka’s Gypsies offers an unparalleled insight into the everyday lives of Europe’s Roma communities. Carrying only his equipment, a rucksack and sleeping bag, Koudelka moved freely between different villages and encampments during the Sixties and early Seventies, sleeping outside and spending his days … Continue reading Josef Koudelka: Gypsies

Claude Nori Photography

The images by French photographer Claude Nori epitomize the laid-back insouciance of summer, with nostalgia and wistfulness built in. His gaze rests on youth and desire in sunny settings (Stromboli, Rimini, coastal towns in France) principally snapped during the 1970s and 1980s. Whether playing ping-pong in the sand, avidly eating an ice cream, or stealing away for an affectionate moment, these carefree teens—all tawny thighs … Continue reading Claude Nori Photography

Iwase Yoshiyuki Photography

Photographer Iwase Yoshiyuki’s Ama Divers ~ 1950’s and other selected works Iwase Yoshiyuki was born in 1904 in Onjuku, a fishing village on the pacific side of the Chiba peninsula, which encloses Tokyo Bay on the east. After graduating from Meiji University Law School in 1924, he took up lifelong pursuits, heading the family sake distillery and documenting the receding traditions of coastal Japan. In the … Continue reading Iwase Yoshiyuki Photography