Fine Art

Interview: with Fine Art Landscape photographer Ross Nicholson

Interview: with Fine Art Landscape photographer Ross Nicholson

I have been involved in photography for four years. While I have matured in age, my style is also maturing into a confident monochromatic medium. ‘Subliminal Tones’ is a term I have adopted and tagged to black and white images I’ve created from traveling in and around Scotland and I’m actively working to expand this portfolio as much as possible.…
Biography: Fine Art Nude photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen

Biography: Fine Art Nude photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen

Arno Rafael Minkkinen is a Finnish American photographer, educator, curator, and writer with over two hundred one-person and group exhibitions at galleries and museums worldwide. He was born in Helsinki in 1945 and emigrated to the United States in 1951. A graduate of Wagner College with a BA in English Literature, he began taking self-portraits in 1970 while working as…
Interview with Fine Art photographer Mindaugas Gabrenas

Interview with Fine Art photographer Mindaugas Gabrenas

How and when did you became interested in photography? My background has nothing to do with photography but I was always attracted by art in general. In Lithuania we have an old enough and specifically strong school of photography, so it was always somewhere near by me. But the practical interest of photography I have found late enough – some…
Interview with Fine Art photographer John Herdman

Interview with Fine Art photographer John Herdman

– How and when did you become interested in photography? When I was younger we would go on family holidays to Scotland; I would take my parents camera and explore. I would take pictures of the sea, the hills and wildlife which was everywhere! Later on, (when I started working in IT) digital cameras were becoming a lot more mainstream…
Biography: Fine Art / Botanical photographer Karl Blossfeldt

Biography: Fine Art / Botanical photographer Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist who worked in Berlin, Germany. In 1881 Blossfeldt began his studies as an apprentice at the Art Ironworks and Foundry in Mägdesprung, Germany, where he studied sculpture and iron casting. He then moved to Berlin to study at the School of the Museum of Decorative Arts (Kunstgewerbemuseum).…
Interview with Fine Art photographer Linus Bergman

Interview with Fine Art photographer Linus Bergman

– How and when did you become interested in photography? I picked up my first camera in a darkroom class about 10 years ago, it was a surreal feeling to feel this handcraft, and go out in our little town to create. Still it wasn’t until I turned 19, I started get interested in the art form. I went out…
Interview with Fine Art photographer David Johndrow

Interview with Fine Art photographer David Johndrow

David Johndrow is a fine art photographer living in Austin, Texas. After studying photography the University of Texas, he began shooting commercial work as well as pursuing his more personal fine art photography. David’s continuing series, Terrestrials, combines his passion for gardening and photography and features macro nature photographs of animals and plants that inhabit his Hill Country, Texas garden.…
Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Milosz Wozaczynski

Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Milosz Wozaczynski

Fine-art, nude and portrait photographer. Born in 1975 in Szczecin, currently living in United Kingdom. Self-taught photographer. In his work he mainly engages in portraits and creative photography. He usually uses large format camera with classic photosensitive materials but also x-ray films. The winner of a golden medal award in the Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 and a laureate…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Michel Rajkovic

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Michel Rajkovic

There are places that carry you, lights that you freeze and moods that you fill emotions. It is through a long period of research and location scouting that his work begins. Michel Rajkovic does not try to capture the landscape as we perceive it. On the contrary, patiently, with long exposure technics, he invites the time and chance to bring…
Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Wisconsin fine art photographer Jim Sincock, focuses on large format black and white landscape and fine art still life photography. In his processes he uses traditional film, silver gelatin dry plate (glass negatives) wet plate collodion (aka tintype), digital, and photo encaustic. With his landscape photography, he seeks to provide intimate views of wild and natural places in the American…
Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Pia Elizondo

Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Pia Elizondo

Pia Elizondo was born in Mexico city in 1963. As from 1985, she has made photography her profession. Her work has been exhibited in Latin America, the United States and Europe. In 1994, she is the recipient of the grant “Young creators” (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes) to develop a project about Mexico City that will be…
Interview with Black and White photographer Bill Allen

Interview with Black and White photographer Bill Allen

1. How and when did you become interested in photography? My love of photography started in March 1982 when I purchased my first camera, a Pentax M E Super, 35mm film camera and assorted lenses. In May 1995 I move to Cannon and purchase an EOS5, and later that year enrol in a city & guilds photography course at Brighton…
Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Konstans Zafeiri

Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Konstans Zafeiri

1. How and when did you become interested in photography? My sister is an artist, my mother an amateur painter, while my father was a civil engineer who spent most of his time drawing architectural drawings with his pens; therefore I was deeply involved in arts since I was a child and I feel that concepts like perspective, balanced composition,…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Samuil Velichkov

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Samuil Velichkov

I was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in 1962. Photography was just a hobby in my school years. Since 2007 I discovered photography as a fine art and it has become a real passion for me. I prefer black and white landscape photography, long exposures, square format. For me photography is something very intimate. It’s an escape from my daily round and…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Leon Leijdekkers

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Leon Leijdekkers

Born 1962, Zierikzee, The Netherlands. In my undoubtedly colourful memory, I mainly spent my youth wandering through nature on the beautiful island Schouwen-Duiveland. It’s then that I started taking pictures and got my own darkroom. My professional career as a classical musician and later in orchestra management forced me to move and live elsewhere and at the same time I…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Frang Dushaj

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Frang Dushaj

Frang Dushaj was born in 1975, Shkoder, Albania. Based now in Sweden, inspired primarily by the beauty of nature and specializing in black and white photography. He looks for a special mood and atmosphere which gives the landscape an aesthetic appeal and conveys an elegant and sometimes delicate presence of the details in an image. Frangs photographs have been published…
20 Amazing B&W Photos Awarded in ND Awards 2014

20 Amazing B&W Photos Awarded in ND Awards 2014

ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) is international, prestigious photography competition. In 2014 edition, 24 international jurors reviewed over 3000 entries submitted by photographers in 76 countries. Jury picked the best of the best by awarding 90 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and hundreds of Honorable Mentions. Take a closer look at selection of amazing black and white photos from entries…
Biography: Landscape photographer Michael Kenna

Biography: Landscape photographer Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna (born 1953) is an English photographer best known for his black & white landscapes. Kenna attended Upholland College in Lancashire, the Banbury School of Art in Oxfordshire, and the London College of Printing. In the 1980s, Kenna moved to San Francisco and worked as Ruth Bernhard’s printer. Kenna’s photography focuses on unusual landscapes with ethereal light achieved by…