Photography Masters

Biography: Architecture photographer Andreas Feininger

Biography: Architecture photographer Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger (born 27 December 1906 – 18 February 1999) was an American photographer best known for his dynamic black-and-white photographs of New York. The son of the painter Lyonel Feininger, he studied cabinetmaking and architecture at the Bauhaus and established a Swedish firm specializing in architectural and industrial photography. He immigrated to New York City and became a staff…
Biography: Nude photographer Jeanloup Sieff

Biography: Nude photographer Jeanloup Sieff

Jeanloup Sieff (November 30, 1933 – September 20, 2000) was a French photographer born of Polish parents in Paris, France. After graduating in Philosophy in 1945, he began many different studies, each of them for a very little time including literature, journalism and photography at Vaugirard in Paris at Vevey in Switzerland. He received his first camera, a Photax, from…
Biography: Fashion/Portrait photographer Irving Penn

Biography: Fashion/Portrait photographer Irving Penn

Irving Penn (June 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009) was an American photographer known for his fashion photography, portraits, and still lifes. His talent for picturing subjects with compositional clarity and economy earned him the widespread admiration of Vogue readers during his long association with that magazine, beginning in 1943. It also brought him recognition in the art world; his…