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.
Anne Brigman was a critically acclaimed pictorial photographer in 1900’s America. Her work was characterized by the use of soft focus, symbolism, and extensive editing of her negatives using pencils, paints and superimposition.
Many things can be said about American photography pioneer Bayard Wootten, but all her accomplishments can only mean one thing: she's the photographer everyone should look up to. For International Women's Day, we highlight her amazing experiences and life.
The diorama was one of photography pioneer Louis Daguerre's profound inventions, another one of his results from his obsession for recreating reality through staged events, stories, and habitats. Here is a chronological study of his lesser known contribution paralleled with photography.
Germany was one of the leading pioneers of fashion photography, elevating the catalog and magazine prints as fine art. In this gallery is a series of images from a photographer obscured by history, Imre von Santho.
Alice Austen was a 19th-century New Yorker and photographer who loved to challenge the Victorian conventions and traditions by embracing her uniqueness and individuality. Now, she is considered a pioneer and icon of the LGBTQ community.
Photographer Julia Berezina in collaboration with Curated by Girls, a globally-inclusive platform that works to showcase artistic talent regardless of race or gender, chats with us about incorporating personal life into her work and how shooting on film affects the meaning of her photographs.
In her quest to replicate the feelings of warmth and happiness of a recent family trip, photographer Wendy Laurel soaks her vacation photographs in acidic fluids and intentional light leaks. Here, she shares the story behind her eye-catching photographs.
As a pioneer of European photography aesthetics, Adolphe Braun was also an innovator of reproduction techniques which advanced the field of art history. Here is a comprehensive display of his oeuvre and how he influenced early photography.
You already had the pleasure of meeting this talented female photographer through our interview recently. Her name is Eleonora Sabet and her work will allow you to enter into a whole new world that she has created all by herself.
Paris is considered the birthplace of photography, and arguably the place where street photography was developed. But it flourished as a genre only in the post-war era through the Humanist photography movement. Here are photographer Sabine Weiss' street images.
Andrea Mae Perez is a Spanish-American multi-disciplinary artist.Through video, photography, and numerous artistic collabs, she's spun a captivating and multicultural world around herself. Her short film Desert-ar was showcased as part of the BFI Future Film Festival 2017's official selection.