FACE TO FACE

In my course Contemporary Photographic Practice, I had the task to produce a portrait series of 8 to 10 photos. I decided to show different girls in their very own styles and appearances and show that every girl is beautiful on her own way. For the studio pictures I decided to go a little bit Read more about FACE TO FACE[…]

STEVE MCCURRY – AMERICAN PHOTOJOURNALIST

McCurry is most popular for his memorable picture “Afghan Girl” he shot in 1984 which appeared in National Geographic Magazine. He is best known for his colourful and saturated photographs of people all around the world, especially in conflict areas for example India, Afghanistan, Yemen or Nepal. At his first trip to India he learned Read more about STEVE MCCURRY – AMERICAN PHOTOJOURNALIST[…]

PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT – PORTRAIT SERIES

In my course Contemporary Photographic Practice, I had the task to produce a portrait series of 10 photos. I decided to show the advantages of staged photography in the studio with perfect lighting and on the other hand very authentic, moody and candid photos, shot in low lights situations. My aim is to show that Read more about PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT – PORTRAIT SERIES[…]

PETER LINDBERGH – GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHER AND FILM DIRECTOR

Peter Lindbergh had an enormous influence on how we see fashion today because he is the man who mostly discovered the supermodels in the 90s. He describes his former cover for the British Vogue of Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford as the birth of the supermodel era. A lot Read more about PETER LINDBERGH – GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHER AND FILM DIRECTOR[…]

CORINNE DAY – BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHER

Corinne Day was a fashion and documentary photographer. In 2010 she lost her battle against a brain tumor but will be remembered for transforming and influencing the fashion photography in the early 1990s. As a self-taught photographer she brought a more documentary and real look to the fashion photography industry and established a raw and Read more about CORINNE DAY – BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHER[…]

ELLEN VON UNWERTH – PHOTOGRAPHER AND DIRECTOR

Before becoming a fashion, editorial and advertising photographer, von Unwerth worked for ten years as a model herself. Actually she wanted to study Economics in Munich but a model scout discovered her and her career as an international model began. On her way to Kenya for another shoot she got a camera from her boyfriend. Read more about ELLEN VON UNWERTH – PHOTOGRAPHER AND DIRECTOR[…]

HELLEN VAN MEENE – DUTCH PHOTOGRAPHER

She was born in 1972 in Alkmaar and became a portrait photographer at early age. Since 1994 she has been taking photos of adolescent girls and occasionally boys. She aims to show the development phase when a girl becomes a women and a boy a man. It is a period where youngsters do not always Read more about HELLEN VAN MEENE – DUTCH PHOTOGRAPHER[…]

HELMUT NEWTON AND MARIO TESTINO

The German-Australian photographer Helmut Newton was a fashion photographer with fondness for provocative and erotically black-and-white photography. Unfortunately, he died in a car accident in 2004 and left us behind with his terrific work. First of all, he got famous for his precise arranged fashion photographs and worked for the French, Italian, English and American Read more about HELMUT NEWTON AND MARIO TESTINO[…]

PETRA COLLINS – CANADIAN ARTIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER

At the age of 15, Collins began to experiment with photography in High School and discovered her love and passion for it. While assisting Richard Kern, an American underground filmmaker, writer and photographer, she began venturing into the art world. What makes her so unique is her headstrong style of photography, the dreamy atmosphere in Read more about PETRA COLLINS – CANADIAN ARTIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER[…]