If you haven’t heard of the story of Ruth Gruber, better brew a cup of coffee and prepare yourself for one of the most heartwarming photographic tales out there.
Ruth Gruber is a writer, lecturer, photojournalist, and is the youngest PhD in the world (20 years old). Now 100 years old, she is being acknowledged and immortalized in a documentary about her life, Ahead of TIme. She rose to fame when she accepted a dangerous photojournalism assignment to escort Holocaust survivors. Being Jewish herself, no one expected her to take the assignment but she still did.
Here is her iconic photograph of the Jewish refugees in World War II. This was when the ship Exodus was trying to come into port in Palestine but they were being blocked by the British. Soldiers tried to confiscate the rolls of film she shot but she refused to give in.
Here’s the trailer for the film Ahead of Time. Check it out to find out more about the life of a living legend!
Luca's passion for photography brought her from Austria to NYC, made her Fashion & Fine Art Wedding Photographer, Art Director and founder of a print magazine. Her story reads like a modern fairy tale. Though, she likes to tell different stories with her photographs and we can't stop listening. Meet our new TEN AND ONE AWARDS judge!
In a conversation about Ansel Adams' genius, one would often find wondering if he actually struggled like a normal artist, or if he was just naturally talented and skilled. The latter is popular among his fans, but clearly, there's more to this photographer's story.
It's that time of the year when you can almost hear Christmas knocking on your door. You are being in your best mood and can't wait to take a tiny break from your 9 to 5 job. We wanted to make your life easier this Christmas and help you prepare for the best one so far.
One of the most important and most talked about photographic equipment today is the camera lens. There's a variety of it. But have you ever tried going lens-less, the way photography was before? The good old days of pinhole photography.
For most New Yorkers there are exactly two places of hell on earth: Penn Station and Times Square. However, as a photographer, Vincent Pflieger discovered the beauty in the latter and captured a peek behind the curtain of the everyday show, called Times Square.
There's been a resurgence of alternative photography among young artists and experimental photographers. One of the famous alternative processes is platinum print photography, being the most durable and archival among alternative prints.
To be a photographer, you have to capture the unseen and the abstract. And when you do, you grow one step empathetic. Here we review Lomographs that straight out speak of human emotions, one befitting for our Halloween special: the look of fear.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Indigo is one of the most historically rich colors, the meanings run deep. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.
For vintage portraitists, no one can ever go wrong with Edward Curtis, the American photographer, and ethnologist whose coverage of the American West and Native American peoples continue to be one of the most significant works and oeuvre of an artist in American history.