Useful Photographers – Description

  • Imogen Cunningham – f64 group, close up and detail, folds, light and beauty.
  • Alfred Eisensteadt – portraits, Hollywood 1940’s
  • Cindy Sherman – self portrait, disguise, narrative.
  • Robert Stivers – sensual portraits, out of focus
  • Duane Michaels – portrait, sequences, dark narrative.
  • Cecil Beaton – portraits, dramatic light, fashion.
  • Yousef Karsh – portraits, dramatic light, powerful.
  • Lee Friedlander – city, shadows.
  • Beaumont Newhall – reflections.
  • Bill Brant – dramatic light.
  • Paul Strand – cubist light shapes, city.
  • Alfred Steiglitz – master of pictorialism, mood.
  • Edward Steichen – light, mood, pictorialism.
  • David Hiscock – experimental darkroom practise, mixed media
  • Ansel Adams – f64 group, epic landscapes, high detail and contrast.
  • Henri Cartier Bresson – magnum group founder, photojournalism, viewpoints.
  • Leonard Freed – photojounalism, magnum group, social narrative.
  • Dorothea Lange – fsa photojounalism, american depression.
  • Robert Capa – photojournalism, magnum group, war photography.
  • Giacomo Brunelli – 35mm film images, large aperture, dark, point of view.
  • Morgan Silk – highly detailed landscapes, many focal points, epic.
  • Linda McCartney – landscape, mood, composition (also see Mick Williamson.)
  • Mick Williamson – composition, lighting, viewpoints, the every day.
  • Saul Leiter – the street, layers of reflection, painterly colours.
  • David Bailey – fashion, 1960’s, pop culture.
  • Ralph Eugene Meatyard – suburban backyards, sinister narrative, 1950/60’s America.
  • Tim Walker – fashion, surrealism, epic.
  • Frederick Holland Day – pictorialism, mystical, fantasy.
  • Sarah Moon – fantastical, ethereal, rustic.
  • Fay Godwin – landscape, texture, beauty.
  • Sally Mann – family, wet plate photography, ambiguous controversy.
  • Anna Pagnacco – landscape.
  • Jason Hawkes – abstraction, viewpoints.
  • Stuart Redler – reflections and shadows, dramatic light.
  • Rob Carter – long exposure, light movement.
  • Richard Hamilton Smith – abstraction, colour, movement.
  • Karine Laval – reflections and shadows.
  • Roger Vail – abstraction, dramatic light.
  • Nirmala Savadekar –  abstraction, light.
  • Toby Smith – landscape, time.
  • Tim Hall – epic landscape/seascape.
  • Bruce Monk – dance, silhouettes.
  • Suren Manvelyan – scientific, eyes, star trails.
  • Annie Collinge – trapped, disguise, body.
  • Clare Strand – ambiguity, hidden meanings, every day.
  • Anton Bragaglia – movement.
  • Mac Adams – sequences, strong narrative.
  • Dave McKean – dark fantasy, graphic illustration/photography, horror.
  • Alessandro Bavari – surreal, horror, dark narrative.
  • Gerhard Richter – painting/photography, process, mood.
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto – light/shadows, lightning/electricity.
  • Lottie Davies – installation, theatrical/staged, strong narrative.
  • Christian Boltanski – installation, found photography, memory.
  • Wolfgang Tillmans – process, eclectic, observation.
  • Arno Rafael Minkkin – body/landscape.
  • Steven Gill – layers, looking through, collage.
  • Camille Solyagua – monochrome, scientific.
  • Rita Bernstein – crumpled imagery, fractured surfaces, memory.
  • Brigitte Carnochan – botanical, painted silver gelatine, fragmented, memory.
  • Allan Jenkins – fine art photography, soft focus, the nude.
  • Joy Gregory – cyanotype, memory.
  • Sohei Nishino – maps, photomontage.
  • Kenro Izu – landscape, sacred places, epic, atmosphere.
  • John Stezaker – collage, memory, found imagery.
  • David Benjamin Sherry – epic landscape, texture, filtered colour.
  • Paul Kenny – natural and man made detritus from the shoreline. Fragility, beauty and transience in the landscape.
  • Susan Derges – cameraless, other worlds.
  • Floris Neususs – full body photograms, cameraless.
  • Michael Flowmen – photograms in nature, process.
  • Garry Fabian Miller – light, cameraless, installation.
  • Adam Fuss – photogram, cameraless, memory.
  • Toni Frissell – fashion, viewpoionts.
  • Jane Bown – portraits, fame, revealing.
  • Susan Kae Grant – shadow images, atmospheric, fantasy.
  • Mark Sink – wet plate process, windows to another world.
  • Eric Kim – street photography, proximity, confrontation.
  • Anders Petersen – intimate, street photography, intense portraiture.
  • Tim Flach – animal (especially horse) photography, viewpoints.
  • David Sinclair – horse photography, sensitive lighting.
  • Tami Bone – memories, childhood, ambiguity, blurred.
  • Joan Fontcuberta – fact and fiction, science and art.
  • Gueorgui Pinkhassov – magnum, photojournalism, colour/multi layered.
  • Martin Parr – situation based, raw realism, observational.
  • Cheryle St.Onge – mystery, ambiguous narrative, still, beauty.
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