Tag: black and white

WILLIAM PAUL GOTTLIEB

William Paul Gottlieb, born in 1917, was one of the most important music journalists and photographers of his time. For his lifetime the New Yorkan artist was a big admirer of jazz music. After some months at the “Washington Post”, where he started to work as an advertising agent in 1938, he was quickly promoted ...

Jason M. Peterson

A name many of you may be familiar with and those of you who don’t know it yet are certainly going to hear more often in the near future. Definitely this photographer counts among those living the social media dream. Of course, his success comes from an incredible photographic talent, however, without Instagram his masterpieces ...

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernd and Hilla Becher are a well-known German couple of photographers, famous for their black and white photographs of timber frame constructions and industrial buildings. Together they also founded a school of photography in Düsseldorf. From a very young age Bernd and Hilla have been highly interested in photography and creative arts. Hilla became a ...

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The power of images

Photos can be a powerful tool. Both in a negative and in a positive way. Photos show reality the way it has happened, objectively and truthfully. At least that’s been the opinion of most people for a long period of time. Nowadays one has become a bit more skeptical concerning photos and videos. We know ...

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Laurent Baheux – Black and white wildlife photography

“To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.” – Andri Cauldwell I’m a huge fan of black and white photography. I think that sometimes, when it comes to photographs, colors simply distract from the subject or motif. Black and white ...

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Ansel Adams

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.“ That’s only one of many great quotes about Ansel Adams’s photography. Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California, in 1902 and died in 1984. He was a US photographer and counts among the ...

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The world mourns the passing of Bill Cunningham

One of New York’s most famous fashion photographer died on June 25, 2016, at the age of 87 from the consequences of a stroke. This man recognized great fashion trends long before they made their way on the catwalks and on the covers of fashion magazines – he them in the streets of New York. Adverse ...

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Elliott Erwitt

Nobody spending even a little time on photography can get away without having heard of Elliott Erwitt. His pictures are known worldwide, they make you smile and reflect about life, you can even buy them printed on postcards in stores around the world.His sense of humor is famous and for the way he makes people rediscover ...

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

„The Decisive Moment“ – this is Henri Cartier-Bresson’s key theory of photography. I’m sure that almost everyone has already heard about that quote. Born in France 1908 Henri Cartier-Bresson is particularly known for his artistic style of black-and-white-photography. Like no other photographer he placed the importance of an almost perfect composition of images. The enlargement ...

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Helmut Newton

Hello my dear, It’s me, Tamara! Today I’d like to show you a photographer, who many of you certainly know already. He’s one of the really big ones and sooner or later everyone interested in photography stumbles upon his name with excitement:  Helmut Newton! He was born in Berlin in 1920 and died at the ...