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Influential Photographers

Rhine II 1999 by Andreas Gursky

On Photography: Adreas Gursky, 1955-present

“Since the photographic medium has been digitized, a fixed definition of the term photography has become impossible.” – Andreas Gursky Fine art photographer Andreas Gursky didn’t become a serious photographer,

On Photography: The photographs of Robert Frank

On Photography: Robert Frank, 1924-2019

“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.” ― Robert Frank Robert Frank is best known for his 83 black and white documentary photographs carefully curated from his take

2019-11-03 On Photography Albert Watson

On Photography: Albert Watson, 1942-present

“It doesn’t matter if you’re photographing a porter in a market in Marrakech or you’re photographing the king of Morocco. You have the same sympathetic approach to everybody. You have

On Photography — the photographs of Walker Evans

On Photography: Walker Evans, 1903-1975

“Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.” ― Walker Evans Walker Evans

2019-10-06 On Photography Steve McCurry

On Photography: Steve McCurry, 1950-present

“Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a person’s face.” – Steve McCurry India Graduating with honors

On Photography: the photography of Hiro

On Photography: Hiro, 1930-present

“To extract from a life what has shaped it along the way in an elusive exercise. Every experience has a hand in it. It is formed alone, with sudden brilliant

On Photography: Man Ray, 1890-1976

“Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred

Life magazine photographer featured in On Photography

On Photography: Marie Hansen, 1918-1969

“A good news photographer, particularly in magazine work, must fill some rather awesome qualifications. He, or she, must have a reporter’s nose for news, a movie director’s sense of the

On Photography: The work of Weegee a.k.a. Arthur Fellig

On Photography: Weegee, 1899-1968

“To me, pictures are like blintzes — ya gotta get ’em while they’re hot.” -Weegee  Weegee, the photographer Arthur Fellig’s pseudonym is the phonetic spelling of the Ouija board. He

2019-08-04 On Photography Co Rentmeester

On Photography: Co Rentmeester, 1936-present

“For me, the single word that best sums him up as a photographer is ‘bold’ ” -Philip B. Kunhart, Jr., editor, Life magazine describing Co Rentmeester Jacobus “Co” Rentmeester was

On Photography: Ernest Haas, 1921-1986

“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” – Ernst Haas Ernest Haas is considered

On Photography: The photographs of Neil Armstrong on the Moon, July 20, 1969 from Photofocus

On Photography: Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 50 years ago, yesterday, human beings landed on another body in our solar system

The photography of Wynn Bullock in On Photography on Photofocus

On Photography: Wynn Bullock, 1902-1975

“Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived.” -Wynn Bullock Wynn Bullock started out as a singer. He was a chorus member