Joel Peter Witkin

A quick warning to all of you who have never heard of this photographer or who aren’t familiar with his work. It can be disturbing upon first viewing (or any viewing for that matter). But he is perfect for Halloween and he has become one of my favorite photographers (not sure what that says about … Continue reading

Robert Capa

Robert Capa is my favorite photojournalist. He is the photographer who made me want to be a photographer. His photographs also make me wish I was his contemporary. There is something so romantic about photojournalism back in the 40’s and 50’s. I just have this image of the lone photographer going wherever the next story … Continue reading

Richard Avedon

I think Richard Avedon has to be my favorite fashion photographer. I first discovered his work in either my freshman or sophomore year of college. I was doing a report for a class (I don’t even remember what class) and I checked out a book of his work from the library. I was immediately enraptured … Continue reading

Diane Arbus

In March 2009 I was still living with my parents. One day my mother came home from grocery shopping and came upstairs to tell me to come outside there was a cat hissing at her. I love cats and my mother hates them so I went out to see what was going on. Turns out … Continue reading