Monday Muse | Ilse Bing


Monday Muse | Ilse Bing I didn’t choose photography, it chose me. I didn’t know it at the time. - Ilse Bing ___________________ One would think that for a female Jew living in Germany in the first half of the Twentieth Century, life would not show much kindness. However, like many other instances in the [...]

Monday Muse | Ilse Bing2019-06-17T21:32:24+00:00

Monday Muse | Sarah Moon


Monday Muse | Sarah Moon “I photograph privilege, illusion, evanescence, likeness, and beauty. Then I seek for an emotion, and it seems an even more hopeless quest.” - Sarah Moon ____________________________________________________________ Meditations on passion, meditations on beauty – these are the words which best describe the ethereal work of Parisian photographer Sarah Moon. Her ability [...]

Monday Muse | Sarah Moon2019-06-10T23:24:34+00:00

Monday Muse | Ellie Goulding


For anyone who believes that age is an impediment to genuine success, the kind of success that is enduring and has the ability to impact a generation, I present to you one of my favorites the extraordinary Ellie Goulding. An English chanteuse from Herefordshire, U.K., Goulding isn’t your average “pop star.” She’s a dreamer, incredibly [...]

Monday Muse | Ellie Goulding2019-06-04T18:58:58+00:00

Monday Muse – Kiki Smith


  I trust my work. It's a collaboration with the material, and when it's viewed, it's a collaboration with the world. - Kiki Smith German-born daughter of American sculptor Tony Smith, Kiki is a dynamo of art and political activism, a woman on fire. Often classified as a “feminist artist,” Kiki’s work far surpasses any [...]

Monday Muse – Kiki Smith2019-05-20T12:10:24+00:00

Monday Muse: Desiree


She took a sip from her glass of champagne and dropped her robe without a care in the world. She was a beautiful confident woman and she knew it. She knew it because she is a mother of four, three-time cancer survivor, wife,  business owner and she loved every bit of her self. She knew that [...]

Monday Muse: Desiree2019-05-13T15:25:14+00:00

Monday Muse Julia Margaret Cameron


  Julia Margaret Cameron “I longed to arrest the beauty that came before me and at length, the longing has been satisfied.” - Julia Margaret Cameron ________________ One of the most beautiful and uncanny elements about Boudoir Photography is the ability of the photographer to capture subjects in their most intimate and honest of capacities. [...]

Monday Muse Julia Margaret Cameron2019-07-16T23:12:09+00:00

Monday Muse – Eve Arnold


USA. California. Los Angeles. Marilyn Monroe. 1960.   "If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument." - Eve Arnold ____________________________ Photography becomes art when it makes you feel something, when it becomes more than [...]

Monday Muse – Eve Arnold2019-04-29T20:41:51+00:00

Monday Muse – Lady Gaga


Beautiful photos by  Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin “‘Born This Way’ is about being yourself, and loving yourself, and being proud.” - Lady Gaga “My mama told me when I was young We are all born superstars She rolled my hair and put my lipstick on In the glass of her boudoir.” _____________ It [...]

Monday Muse – Lady Gaga2019-04-15T16:53:19+00:00

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth


Ellen Von Unwerth “Technique undoubtedly helps make photography magical, but I prefer to work with the atmosphere. I think that the obsession with technique is a male thing. Boy's toys. They love playing.. but once you've perfected something, you have started searching for a new toy. I would rather search for a new model or [...]

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth2019-04-08T09:16:19+00:00

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson


“If I had to pick a single word to describe what my pictures are all about, I would say ‘secrets.’” - Joyce Tenneson ________________________ Her work has been displayed in more than 150 exhibitions around the world, on magazine covers, in museums, in private collections. She’s written fifteen books. She’s won countless awards. Considered one [...]

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson2019-04-01T08:57:41+00:00

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow


  If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. It's irrelevant who or what directed a movie, the important thing is that you either respond to it or you don't. There [...]

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow2019-03-25T14:42:29+00:00

Monday Muse Dorothea Lang


”The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”- Dorothea Lange ________________ One of the strongest women of the early 20th century was not a suffragette, a sweatshop worker, or a single mother trying to make it in lower-class urban America. She was a photographer, and her name was Dorothea [...]

Monday Muse Dorothea Lang2019-03-19T14:08:01+00:00