Alex Manfredini An artist’s biography

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Alex Manfredini a Professional Photographer with a broad focus in specialty including Glamour Modeling, High Fashion, Artistic Nudes, Erotic Art, and Alter Ego Photography. His photography has been featured in multiple magazines and websites both nationally and internationally. His magnetic personality and professional photography skills transform any photo […]

Melissa Fox An artist’s biography

Few new up and coming Artists/photographers are able to capture the beauty of a person without imprinting their (the photographer’s) personality into the image . Melissa Fox is able to do just that. Melissa is a lifestyle, spirited photographer for modern people.  An aspiring wedding  photographer residing in the Philippines and based in Antipolo City . By […]

Julia Margaret Cameron An Artist’s Biography

  Julia Margaret Cameron, 1815 –1879, was a famous British photographer. It wasn’t until she was 48 years old, that Cameron received her first camera as a present from her daughter, and started her career as a photographer at a time when photography was new and challenging. The bulk of Cameron’s photographs fit into two […]

Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908 – 2004 An Artist’s biography

Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908 – 2004, born in France, was both an artist and a journalist. He abandoned his studies of literature and painting after he saw the early sports photographs in illustrated magazines. When he began his career in photography, the bulky press photographer’s camera that used large, single sheets of film, one sheet per […]

Margaret Bourke-White a biography

Margaret Bourke-White, 1904 – 1971, was a famous American photographer, a photojournalist, and the first female war correspondent. Her exploits are numerous and legendary. She photographed the drought victims of the Dust Bowl. She collaborated with novelist Erskine Caldwell, her husband for three years, on a book about conditions in the South during the Great […]

Joseph Nicéphore Niepce Biography (1765-1833)

    Born in Charlon-sur-Saône, France in 1765, Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, by the age of thirty, had been a professor at an Oratorian college, a staff officer in the French army, and the Administrator of the district of Nice,France. In 1795, Niepce resigned from his position as administrator of Nice to pursue research with his […]

Berenice Abbott

  Berenice Abbott was born in Springford, Ohio, in 1898. After graduating from Ohio State University she moved to New York to study journalism, but eventually decided on sculpture and painting In 1921 she moved to Paris to study with sculptor Emile Bourdelle. Abbot also worked with the surrealist photographer, Man Ray (1923-25), before opening […]

Dorothea Lange An artist’s Biography (Photography)

Dorothea Lange, 1885-1965, recovered from a bout of childhood polio but was left with a weak leg and a limp. After studying photography, she moved to San Francisco and began as a commercial portrait photographer there. Her early work included images of Native Americans made during her travels to the Southwest. When studio work seemed […]

Richard Avedon An Artist’s Biography

Richard Avedon 11 MAY 2011 JO CRAVEN Richard Avedon said of his photography: “A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he’s being photographed and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he’s wearing or how he looks.” • Born in New York on […]