Photography is one of my loves and has always been something that drives me. It just so happens that out new project is photography based. What do we always do at the start of a project? RESEARCH woo hoo. Luckily I have some prior knowledge of some photographers so I didn’t have to go on a trek, trawling through the internet to find people.
McCurry is an award winning, editorial & photojournalist photographer best known for his famous photograph named “Afghan Girl”. Steve was so revered that Kodak allowed him to shoot the last ever produced roll of Kodachrome film. His work captures emotional and raw events around the world, here are some examples of his work:
WARNING IF YOU ARE SQUEAMISH YOU MIGHT NOT WANT TO CLICK ON THIS ONE: http://stevemccurry.com/galleries/war
Man Ray was a pioneer in surrealist photography “He was your true multimedia all-around artist who was constantly oscillating between medium and technique and process in order to achieve a work of art”. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements.
Jerry was the forerunner of photomontage in the 20th century in America. He captured on film and blended images together in the dark room using dodge and burn techniques. Through this he created surreal images. He uses up to a dozen enlargers at a time to produce his final images, and has a large archive of negatives that he has shot over the years.
Rodchenko was one of the most versatile Constructivist and Productivist artists to emerge after the Russian Revolution. His photography was socially engaged, formally innovative, and opposed to a painterly aesthetic.
An Instagram user who takes advantage of the 3 by X grid layout to create compositions that are unusual to Instagram. His work is all black and white. Architecture is primarily what he shoots.
This artist creates comedic mini dioramas and then photographs them in a way which reveals the miniature people in a gradual fashion to add to the comedic value.
Hamdan International Photography Award. Lots of different photographers and categories, check it out. Seriously. I mean it.
A landscape photographer who has an eye for mountains.