Photographers You Should Study

Walker Evans: Pioneer of Documentary Photography

Walker Evans [1903-1975] was an influential American photographer renowned for his portrayal of America during the Great Depression.  His work is celebrated for its candid and straightforward style that has profoundly…

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Sir Don McCullin: A Lifetime Behind the Front Lines

Sir Don McCullin [1935 - Present] is a British photojournalist renowned for his harrowing documentation of conflict, human suffering, and the impact of war. Born in London, McCullin's career was…

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Josef Koudelka: A Life in Exile Through the Lens

Josef Koudelka [1938 - Present] is a Czech-born French photographer renowned for his impactful and emotive imagery, particularly in the realms of exile, displacement, and the human condition. Initially trained…

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Sally Mann: Intimate Portraits of the American South

Sally Mann [1951 - Present] is an American photographer celebrated for her striking and intimate black-and-white photographs that explore themes of family, mortality, and the landscape of the American South.…

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Gregory Heisler: The Art of Iconic Photographic Portraits

Gregory Heisler [1954 - Present] is an esteemed American photographer best known for his evocative portrait work, capturing the essence of some of the most influential figures of our time.…

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Sebastião Salgado: A Lens on Earth’s Untold Stories

Sebastião Salgado [1944 - Present] is a Brazilian photographer renowned for his powerful black-and-white images documenting the human condition and the natural world. Born in Aimorés, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Salgado…

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Arthur Meyerson: Moments in Color, A Photographic Journey

Arthur Meyerson [1949-present] is an acclaimed American photographer celebrated for his vibrant and insightful color photography. Born in Houston, Texas, Meyerson's career spans several decades, during which he has built…

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Helen Levitt: A Poetic Lens on Everyday Moments

Helen Levitt [1913-2009] was an American photographer renowned for her candid street photography, primarily focusing on the urban life of New York City. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Levitt's fascination…

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Marketing for Photographers

10 Simple Steps To Build an Effective Photo Marketing Strategy

Photographers generally suck at marketing! There, I said it. You know I am right. No photographer ever fell in love with photography because they wanted to be a marketer. As a…

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Photography Advice

10 Best Tips to Dramatically Improve Your Photography Skills

Improving as a photographer is much easier than you may think. But it will take practice. Yes, practice. Photography has been my world since the age of 11. (1971). From…

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Harold Edgerton: Pioneering High-Speed Photography

Harold Edgerton [1903-1990] was an American engineer, educator, and photographer who revolutionized the field of photography with his development of high-speed and stroboscopic photography. Born in Fremont, Nebraska, Edgerton earned…

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Alfred Eisenstaedt: Capturing History’s Candid Moments

Alfred Eisenstaedt [1898-1995] was a German-born American photographer, a master of candid photography, and one of the most prolific photojournalists of the 20th century. Born in Dirschau (now Tczew, Poland),…

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Irving Penn: Master of Portraits and Still Life

Irving Penn [1917 - 2009] was an American photographer celebrated for his elegant and minimalist portraits, still lifes, and fashion photography. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Penn studied under Alexey…

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Dorothea Lange: Capturing the Human Spirit in Crisis

Dorothea Lange [1895 - 1965] was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Born in Hoboken, New Jersey,…

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Olivia Parker: Crafting Elegance in Still Life Photography

Olivia Parker [1941 - present] is an American photographer renowned for her still life compositions and explorations of the natural world, light, and time. Born in Boston, Parker's journey into…

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Matt Stuart: A Master of Spontaneous Street Photography

Matt Stuart [1974 - present] is a British street photographer known for his keen eye for the serendipitous and often humorous moments that unfold in public spaces. Born in London,…

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Saul Leiter: Pioneer of Color Street Photography

Saul Leiter [1923 - 2013] was an American photographer and painter renowned for his early use of color photography and his unique, abstract views of the urban landscape. Born in…

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Lynsey Addario: Lens on Conflict and Human Resilience

Lynsey Addario [1973 - present] is an acclaimed American photojournalist known for her compelling and often harrowing images from conflict zones around the world. Born in Connecticut, Addario's career began…

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Gordon Parks: Shaping Vision with Social Commentary

Gordon Parks [1912 - 2006] was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, writer, and film director celebrated for his profound contributions to the civil rights movement through his compelling visual narratives.…

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Joel Meyerowitz: Capturing Life’s Vibrant Colors

Joel Meyerowitz [1938 - present] is an influential American photographer known for his pioneering work in color photography. Born in New York City, Meyerowitz began his career in the early…

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