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Portraits and Self-portraits: Annie Leibovitz and Chuck Close

Celebrity portraits, such as those by Annie Leibovitz (b.1949), who was named the most influential living photographer by American Photo magazine in 2005, rely...

Roger Fenton’s Still Nature Photography

Roger Fenton's series of more than forty negatives of lush and sculptural still life compositions of fruit and flowers, arranged on marble and fabric,...

“The Reading Establishment” c. 1845 by William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot’s longtime valet, the Dutch-born Nicolaas Henneman, had worked beside his master in photographic experiments from the start. With many photographic successes...

Yinka Shonibare’s Photography

British artist Yinka Shonibare (b.1962) is known for his exploration of the roles that can arise out of collective identity. In his Effnik series,...

The Modern Self: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

When World War I ripped apart the social fabric of Europe and Russia, the repercussions were felt throughout the globe. The years before World...

Gombos Atila’s Low-Key photographs

Gombos Atila, a Romanian artist, based in Timisoara (a city located in the western side of Romania) aproces Low-Key photography to it's highest extent. Combining...
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Picturing the “Other”: Irving Penn, Robert Frank and Colin Jones

In 1922 US journalist Walter Lippmann first used the word "stereotype" in a metaphorical sense, defining it as 'the projection upon the world of...

Take A Break From Your DSLR To Give A Chance to Some of the...

The world is advancing to the better be it about the technology or an app that helps you achieve greater photography skills. While a...

War, Protest and Revolution Photography

Society experienced enormous cultural, social and political change in the early 20th century. As Marxism spread, social unrest followed in its wake: the working...

The Modern Age of Photography

The early 20th century brought exciting advances in technology, transport and exploration. It was the period of the pioneer aviators, the start of I...
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