Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin
Nan Goldin (1953- )  Born in Washington D.C. One of the last decade’s most influential photographers, Nan Goldin turned to photography after her sister’s suicide as a way of preserving and holding on to the memory of precious times.  She moved to New York in 1979 where she started the day-to-day recording of her life ...

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt (1904-1983)  Born: Germany   Bill Brandt was one of the earliest photojournalists in the true sense of the word. He was born in Germany in 1904 and later became an English citizen. He was also unfortunate to come down with tuberculosis at a young age. Brandt spent the majority of his adolescence in ...

Gianni Berengo Gardin

Gianni Berengo Gardin
Berengo Gardin was born in 1930 in SantaMargherita Ligure, and is known in Italy for his great documentary work about Italy, with images of Venice, Milan, Liguria; through experience with Renzo Piano, Venice Biennale and the long and fruitful collaboration with the Italian Touring Club. Abroad, he worked in New York, Vienna and the United Kingdom. His archive is ...

Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand
Biography Born: 1928, New York, USA Died: 1984, Tijuana, Mexico Garry Winogrand is best known as one of the most famous Street Photographers, and is considered one of the founders of the genre.  He studied art and painting, after which he devoted the following 50 years to photography.  His legacy is an extensive wealth of ...

Robert Frank

Robert Frank
Robert Frank was born in Zurich, Switzerland and emigrated to New York as a young man in 1947. Within months he found work with Harper’s Bazaar magazine as a fashion photographer. However, he felt stifled working there as he felt that the the only thing that mattered at the magazine was to make more money. ...

Anton Corbijn van Willenswaard

Anton Corbijn van Willenswaard
  Anton Corbijn’s love for music, musicians and his natural affinity with the camera were instrumental in his choice of career which has engrossed him for the past 28 years. It all started with a Solution concert which had an impressive line-up of musicians, authors, models, actors, directors and other famous people. Since then many ...

Ansel Adams: National Maritime Museum

Ansel Adams: National Maritime Museum
Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea The Ansel Adams exhibition at The National Maritime Museum in London features over 100 prints, including many never shown in the UK before, from tiny early prints to the photographer’s huge, iconic Mural Project. Depicting Adam’s evolution from pictorialist to modernist photography through images of crashing ...

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Richard Avedon
Born in New York on 15 May 1923, Richard Avedon was in possession of a Kodak Box Brownie camera by the age of 12 From the start of his career, Richard Avedon’s name became synonymous with fashion as well as portraiture. He photographed everyone from Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton to Marilyn Monroe, Dorothy Parker ...

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Jeff Ascough
Jeff Ascough is the most famous wedding photographer in the United Kingdom. He has covered over 1000 weddings with a documentary photography style. Ascough emphasizes capturing the moment without any prompting or interference and using available light.  Jeff was one of the first photographers to introduce a documentary style and the first UK photographer voted ...

Andreas Gursky’s Camera

Andreas Gursky's Camera
Andreas Gursky’s camera images are nearly always panoramic and have been taken from his trade mark high view point. Gursky shoots on a 5 x 4 inch large-format camera, before scanning his transparencies to work on them digitally. Using 100 ASA Fuji film in a large-format Linhof camera  with a slight wide-angle lens.  Exposure time: ...