On a hot summer day, a boy was born in the family of Adeline Werner and Burton Lee, who was destined to become a great photographer. However, until the time when Russell took the camera in his hands, a long time had passed. The first famous pictures he took after 30 years. Worked Russell Lee in the style of a documentary photo. Also valuable are ethnographic pictures of the master.
The hard way becoming a photographer
Russell Lee was born July 21, 1903 in Ottawa. Family life with his parents did not work, and his father left the family. Russell at that time was only 5 years old. Continue reading
One of the most sought-after photographers in the fashion industry, Mert Alas, was born in 1971 in Istanbul. His interest in glossy magazines appeared quite early. Merta’s father was a military pilot. Undoubtedly, the mother, who was a model in the 1960s, influenced the hobbies of the young man.
In 19 years, Alas went to the UK. In London, he studied the language and found a job as a stylist. His journey in photography began after meeting Markus Piggott in 1994. A fateful meeting took place at one of the photo shoots, which marked the beginning of a creative duet. They had a lot in common in their biography, professional preferences and hobbies. The guys rented the attic of an abandoned warehouse and equipped a small studio. Continue reading
Wedding days are not only about brides, although it may seem so. A photographer at a celebration must shoot the groom alone and with his buddies (by the way, whether they like it or not).
When you line up the groom’s pose in the frame, where he is alone, you can often notice some stiffness and a running look, because most men take photographs rather awkwardly. So it’s worth starting a conversation that would have nothing to do with the wedding to relax them. Continue reading