In-depth looks at the lives and careers of iconic photographers
George Hurrell

Grand Seigneur: George Hurrell

Movie stars in the 20s, 30s, and 40s were always larger than life to me. They were known by the characters they played and idolized by moviegoers almost as gods. Unlike today where we know the most intimate details of actors’ lives (more than we ever want to know at times); back then, the public […]

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Rocking The Lens: Bryan Adams

His career has spanned over three decades (so far) in the music world. With songs like “Cuts Like a Knife”, “Straight From the Heart”, and “Summer of ’69”, Bryan Adams has made a huge name for himself in rock and roll. He has sold more than 75 million records, has recently released his eleventh studio album, […]

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Linda McCartney

An Eye For Honesty: Linda McCartney

For this next few Spotlights, we are going to be taking a look at celebrity photographers. Not photographers who photograph celebrities, but rather celebrities who also happen to be photographers. Some you may have heard of, some you may not, but we think you’ll enjoy them all. We’re starting off with Linda McCartney. Most people […]

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Without Excuse: Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham is known as one of the greatest American women photographers. In 1901, she sent away $15 for her first camera which started the longest photographic career in history (75 years). She continued taking pictures until a week before her death in 1976. When she died she had been working in the medium for […]

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Sally Mann

Innocence Lost: Sally Mann

 “If I could be said to have any kind of aesthetic, it’s sort of a magpie aesthetic – I just go and I pick up whatever is around. If you think about it, the children were there, so I took pictures of my children. It’s not that I’m interested in children that much or photographing […]

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Julia Margaret Cameron

A Soft Touch: Julia Margaret Cameron

After doing research into Graciela Iturbide, I started thinking about other women photographers. As a woman, and a photographer, I’ve realized that famous women photographers are few and far between. Of course, there are the obvious ones… Annie Liebowitz, Diane Arbus, Dorothea Lange… But when you are new to photography (as I am) the names […]

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