Tag: fashion

William Klein

His pictures from the 1950s and 60s were an uncompromising rejection of all rules of photography in that era. He started his artistic career as a painter in Paris until he discovered his passion for photographer in the beginning of the 1950s. First, he used the new medium to present abstract issues. Soon, however Klein ...

Traveling designs by Shamekh Bluwi

Creativity is among the traits I admire most in people. For me, the amazing thing about creativity is, that it comes in so many different forms and seeing what other peoples creative minds are able to create inspires me a lot. Among my latest inspiration discoveries is Shamekh Bluwi, a fashion designer and illustrator who ...

Guest contribution – Ines Futterknecht Photography

Hello fellow photo enthusiasts. This month I have the honor to write a guest contribution for the fotogenerell blog. My name is Ines Futterknecht, I’m 23 years old and photography has been part of my life for most of my life. It all started with the small orange analogue camera my parents gave me for ...

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Peter Lindbergh

They claim that it was him who invented top models. That may be a bit exaggerated. However, nobody can deny that the photo taken by Peter Lindbergh showing a group of stunningly beautiful young ladies strolling through the streets of New York changed the fashion world and started a new era of top models. Because ...

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Fragmented Worlds

Lately I happened to come across a photographer whom I consider really fascinating. He composes some sort of a creative photographic puzzle which he creates from already existing famous places and objects of which he builds entire new worlds and perspectives. One example is the Grand Canyon as a model. I’d like to present you ...

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Insights into the history of fashion photography, Part 2:

In my previous article I tried to take you on a little journey through the changes in the world of fashion photography which had its origins in the beginning of the 20th century and which already changed a lot in the first 30 years after. In the times of the Second World War photography, of ...

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Insights into the history of fashion photography, Part 1:

The field of fashion photography has become an integral part in the complex world of photography. Its beginnings can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century. People started putting clothes in the limelight by ripping them out of their industrial context and presenting them in a dream world of seduction and beauty. ...

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Camera as a new fashion accessory?

Whenever I have some spare time, I make myself a cup of coffee or tea and indulge in the practice of reading threads on new photography equipment. I find it very relaxing just to be exploring newest technologies. It’s like modern version of those famous breakfast scenes from Hollywood movies.  Family gathered around the table, ...