Édouard Boubat Photography

Édouard Boubat (1923-1999) was born in Paris and studied typography and graphic arts at École Estienne. He worked for a printing company before becoming a photographer. In 1943 he was subjected to “service du travail obligatoire ” -the forced enlistment and deportation of hundreds of thousands of French workers to Nazi Germany to work as forced labour for the German war effort during World War II. … Continue reading Édouard Boubat Photography

Yousuf Karsh Photography

Pablo Picasso Yousuf Karsh, (Armenian name: Hovsep Karsh; December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer best known for his portraits of notable individuals. He has been described as one of the greatest portrait photographers of the 20th century. An Armenian Genocide survivor, Karsh migrated to Canada as a refugee. By the 1930s he established himself as a significant photographer in Ottawa, … Continue reading Yousuf Karsh Photography

Sebastian Łuczywo Photography

Sebastian Łuczywo is a father-of-two who creates stunning and heart-warming photos of his family and pets in a small, quaint and beautiful rural village in Poland. Łuczywo, a business adviser by day and devoted photographer by night, talks about his passion for photography. Sebastian’s images are beautiful still-lifes in a natural setting with a somewhat atmospheric and surreal touch. “I tried to show life in … Continue reading Sebastian Łuczywo Photography

Leslie Zhang Photography

Shanghai-based photographer Leslie Zhang’s work encompasses striking portraits with bold colors, atmospheric documentary shots and stylized fashion commissions. His feeling for composition and use of bright primary colors portrays the artist’s penchant for his own Chinese nostalgia. Being given opportunities to work in fashion meant that at first, Zhang’s work was about what was contemporary. However, as time has progressed, the photographer goes more with … Continue reading Leslie Zhang Photography

Bruce Davidson Photography

American photographer Bruce Davidson is one of the notable members of the prestige photography agency Magnum Photos. Like co-founders Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour and George Rodger, Davidson focused his lens on the humanist side of society. In the late fifties, New York was plagued by youth gangs. Gang ‘rumbles’ became so frequent that a Youth Board was formed to stop the violence. A … Continue reading Bruce Davidson Photography

David Seymour, ‘Chim’, Photography

Protest in Paris, 1934 David Szymin was born in 1911 in Warsaw into a family of publishers that produced works in Yiddish and Hebrew. His family moved to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War, returning to Warsaw in 1919. After studying printing in Leipzig and chemistry and physics at the Sorbonne in the 1930s, Szymin stayed on in Paris. David Rappaport, a … Continue reading David Seymour, ‘Chim’, Photography

Sylvie Lancrenon Photography

Photography has always been present in Sylvie Lancrenon’s life. She started taking her childhood friends as models from an early age. Images are her language, she never lets go of her camera, with which she has been photographing the most beautiful women for over 25 years. She knows how to highlight their beauty and suggest their fragility. Inspired by cinema, she started when she was … Continue reading Sylvie Lancrenon Photography

Viktor Kolář

Viktor Kolár was born in 1941 in Ostrava. His father, a self-taught filmmaker and photographer, was the owner of a photo studio and photo shop, an important factor in leading young Viktor to photography. In 1953, he began taking photographs, and soon familiarized himself with the works of renowned photographers, particularly Henri Cartier-Bresson. From 1960 to 1964, he studied at the Photographic Institute in Ostrava. … Continue reading Viktor Kolář

Andrea Klarin Photography

    Andrea Klarin is a fashion photographer born in Yugoslavian and has done work with several fashion industries. However, there is not much information online about Klarin’s life and career that tells us how he started out, and where he is now. Klarin’s use of angles quickly draws people’s attention. His photos have a certain sheen to them as well which give them the … Continue reading Andrea Klarin Photography