Photography

Great Landscape Photos Awarded in Monochrome Awards 2014

Great Landscape Photos Awarded in Monochrome Awards 2014

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of landscape black and white images awarded in 2014 edition of Mono Awards. Monochrome Photography Awards 2015…
Beyond Imagination – Best of Photomanipulations Awarded in Monochrome Awards 2014

Beyond Imagination – Best of Photomanipulations Awarded in Monochrome Awards 2014

Winning images of the 2014 Monochrome Awards were selected by panel of international judges, including: Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars. We proudly presents our selection of best balck and white works awarded in Photomanipulation category. Official competition website: www.monoawards.com Official competition website: www.monoawards.com
26 Amazing Abstract B&W Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

26 Amazing Abstract B&W Photos from Monochrome Awards 2014

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of abstract black and white images awarded in 2014 edition of Mono Awards. Official contest website: www.monoawards.com…
Interview with Black and White photographer Jan Smith

Interview with Black and White photographer Jan Smith

Jan is a photographer-artist. Born in Mexico City in 1974, Jan’s childhood was a constant series of moves that has continued to this day. Jan has lived and worked 20 countries. Originally a graduate of business, he is self-taught in photography. “Jan explores the realm of the overlooked. His images invite query because they do not immediately show themselves; they…
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,…
Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!

Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!

Monochrome Photography Awards is proud to announce the winners of their inaugural photography contest! Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Contest mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. American photographer Neil Craver has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer…
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…
Biography: City Life photographer Berenice Abbott

Biography: City Life photographer Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s. Abbott studied for one year at Ohio State University, Columbus, before moving to New York in 1918 to study sculpture. While in New York, Abbott met Marcel Duchamp and Man…
Biography: Street photographer Garry Winogrand

Biography: Street photographer Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand (14 January 1928, New York City – 19 March 1984, Tijuana, Mexico) was a street photographer known for his portrayal of the United States in the mid-20th century. Winogrand’s subject was America. He documented the city and the urban landscape, concentrating on its unusual people and capturing odd juxtapositions of animate and inanimate objects. Winogrand began photographing in…
Interview with Black and White photographer Francesco Merlini

Interview with Black and White photographer Francesco Merlini

Francesco Merlini was born in Aosta in 1986. After a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design at the Politecnico University of Milan, he has devoted himself completely to photography. After covering Italian news (with publications among the others on L’Espresso, Internazionale, Gioia, Anna, Rolling Stone, D La Repubblica, Le Monde, Tageszeitung), now he work mainly on personal long-term projects, corporate-works and…
Biography: Wildlife/Portrait photographer Gregory Colbert

Biography: Wildlife/Portrait photographer Gregory Colbert

Gregory Colbert (born 1960 in Toronto) is a Canadian film-maker and photographer. Colbert’s first exhibition, Timewaves, opened in 1992 at the Museum of Elysée in Switzerland to wide critical acclaim. For the next ten years, Colbert did not publicly exhibit his art or show any films. Instead, he traveled to such places as India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Dominica, Ethiopia,…
Alejandro Cegarra documents life inside skyscraper from Homeland

Alejandro Cegarra documents life inside skyscraper from Homeland

The tower of David is a skyscraper located in downtown Caracas, Venezuela. The structure is195 meters high, consists of two towers, and contains 45 floors. Construction began in 1990, but after a devastating economic crisis hit Venezuela in 1994, construction was abandoned. The building was 60% complete. 13 years later, in 2007, construction began again. This time however, it was…
Biography: Josef Koudelka

Biography: Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka (born January 10, 1938) is a Czech photographer. He was trained at the Technical University in Prague and worked as an aeronautical engineer in Prague and Bratislava from 1961-67. He had been able to obtain an old Rolleiflex and in 1961, while working as a theater photographer in Prague, he also started a detailed study of the gypsies…
Interview with Fashion / Portrait photographer Ross Garrett

Interview with Fashion / Portrait photographer Ross Garrett

A portrait and fashion photographer born and bred. Ross Garrett born in Johannesburg South Africa began his career as a graphic designer opening a multi media studio shortly after leaving college. After a while he found himself in the heart of the industry as a photographer. Shooting portraits of musicians and working for a number of advertising agencies locally. Known…
Biography: Portrait/Nude photographer Sally Mann

Biography: Portrait/Nude photographer Sally Mann

Sally Mann is an American photographer. She has photographed in the American South since the 1970s, producing series on portraiture, architecture, landscape and still life. She is perhaps best known for her intimate portraits of her family, her young children and her husband, and for her evocative and resonant landscape work in the American South. Her work has attracted controversy…
Mesmerizing photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees.

Mesmerizing photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees.

Beth Moon’s fourteen-year quest to photograph ancient trees has taken her across the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Some of her subjects grow in isolation, on remote mountainsides, private estates, or nature preserves; others maintain a proud, though often precarious, existence in the midst of civilization. All, however, share a mysterious beauty perfected by age and…
Biography: BRASSAI

Biography: BRASSAI

Brassai (pseudonym of Gyula Halasz) (9 September 1899 — 8 July 1984) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. In the early 21st century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and…
Biography: Portrait photographer Diane Arbus

Biography: Portrait photographer Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus (March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971) was an American photographer and writer noted for black-and-white square photographs of “deviant and marginal people (dwarfs, giants, transgender people, nudists, circus performers) or of people whose normality seems ugly or surreal”. Arbus believed that a camera could be “a little bit cold, a little bit harsh” but its scrutiny revealed…