Ray Collins Photography

Interview: Photographer Spends 10 Years Capturing the Visual Symphony of Waves Australian photographer Ray Collins has turned his love of the sea into a career with his stunning wave photography. For years we’ve watched as the colorblind photographer advanced his career, first with his series Seascapes and most recently with his collaborative cinemagraphs. Collins, who bought his first camera in 2007 and left a job as … Continue reading Ray Collins Photography

Lewis Morley Photography

Photographer who found fame with his portrait of Christine Keeler, which came to embody the permissiveness of the 1960s Lewis Frederick Morley (16 June 1925 – 3 September 2013), created many of the era-defining images of the 1960s. These include his portrait of Christine Keeler, almost nude, straddling Morley’s studio chair. Morley felt the photograph was a millstone round his neck but nevertheless reluctantly reprinted … Continue reading Lewis Morley Photography

Deborah Turbeville Photography

Renowned fashion photographer Deborah Turbeville (July 6, 1932 – October 24, 2013) was known as the “anti-Helmut Newton” for her approach to fashion photography, Turbeville favoured location over the clothes as the focus of the image, often overexposing and scratching the negatives to give the images a sense of decay. Having shot for magazines including American, French and Italian Vogue, Turbeville’s most famous shoot was the 1975 Bath … Continue reading Deborah Turbeville Photography

Eolo Perfido Photography

Eolo Perfido is a professional photographer and Leica ambassador who lives in Rome, Italy. He got started with photography later in life, after he suddenly discovered his passion and talent for photography. As a former graphic designer, Eolo discussed how photography has two levels that both need to be captured: the technical side (where his graphic design background comes in handy) and the human element. … Continue reading Eolo Perfido Photography

The bold and the beautiful

The secret of photographing Hollywood stars is not to put them on a pedestal, says George Holz, whose book Holz Hollywood: 30 Years Of Portraits of shows how it’s done. Heather Graham, Los Angeles, 1998 (detail) Photo: George Holz Today, it’s a stylish coffee shop feted for its almond croissants, but in the late Eighties the ground floor of 400 Lafayette Street, New York City, was the … Continue reading The bold and the beautiful

Tracey Moffatt Photography

Something More #1, 1989 Tracey Moffatt is a contemporary Australian artist known for her photographs and films. With a variety of narrative techniques, including text, collage, and set design, Moffatt explore issues of childhood trauma, Aboriginal people, and popular Australian culture. In her series Up in the Sky (1997), the artist employs the aesthetic conventions of Italian Neo-Realist films to portrays scenes of an outback town in which … Continue reading Tracey Moffatt Photography

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