British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron began her career as a woman behind the camera at the age of 48; she converted chicken coop into a photo studio and gathered her friends to pose as mythical or legendary figures, mostly from Arthurian myths and other heroic themes.
While Cameron's career was short, her unorthodox style (soft-focused portraits) will be carried on to history. During her time, photography was only used as a tool for science; Cameron used it for art, thus earning the ire of her critics.
Here's the story of the photographer through this video.
Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
To photograph is to simply paint with light. Pictorialist style continues to be overpowered by its more modern realistic movements, but Swedish film photographer Kristian Jalonen is on the mission to evolve the vintage aesthetic with a more modern, colorful twist.
We were amazed by her work and instantly fell in love with her summer shots. Meet Pauline Gallot, a french photographer and interior designer whose work is all about telling stories and capturing authentic moments.
It can be said that photography is more than just a click on the camera, it makes the moments, people and emotions live forever. This was confirmed to us by an exceptional Dutch photographer Ferry Verheij, whose photographs represent stories of all those people and places he had a chance to know.
The community is rife with fantastic compilations that tell not only interesting stories but also showcase the immense talent of community members at taking photographs. Take a look at the best albums that were uploaded in 2016.
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Auður Ómarsdóttir is an Icelandic photographer who became fascinated with photography ever since she was a young girl. The photographer focuses on portraying her everyday life, but she is always searching for inspiring places and people along the way.
Erin Lee is a documentary and editorial photographer based in Mexico City. She was born in New Zealand but always wanted to explore the world and meet different people and hear their stories. Mexico City soon became her home where she truly felt like she was in the right place.
You can tell a lot about a person just by looking through the contents of his/her bag. But we don't recommend rummaging through someone's bag for this reason! Luckily, some photographers granted us access for our WIYB series. Here's a peek into LA-based photographer Rozette Rago's gear.