Henri Cartier Bresson: His Life and Work

Anyone who’s interested in photography will know that there are many greats, greats that shaped the world of photography as we know and love it today; Henri Cartier Bresson was one of them. As a key influence in street and candid photography, Cartier Bresson’s impact cannot be denied. Henri Cartier Bresson was born in France... Continue Reading →

Vivian Maier – (1926 – 2009)

Continuing our look at Vivian Maier here are 4 further images of her work. I wonder who this amazing photographer really was? All we know is that she was a Chicago nanny who seemed to keep to herself. Read more about her life in our our first article titled the The enigma of a genius New... Continue Reading →

Eugene Atget – A pioneer of documentary photography and another photographer whose genius was recognised too late

Eugène Atget - Staircase, Montmartre 1924 Eugène Atget was born in France on the 12th February 1857. He was a pioneer of documentary photography, noted for his desire to document all of the architecture and street scenes of Paris before their disappearance to modernisation. Most of his photographs were first published by Berenice Abbott after... Continue Reading →

Vivian Maier The Enigma of a genius

As the world changes and becomes more technologically advanced it becomes more difficult to hide from scrutiny. Almost everyone has a digital footprint in some form or other unless they are scrupulous about staying off the grid. But good artists it seems have a knack for only becoming famous after they have died. Vivian Maier... Continue Reading →

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