Tag Archives: Black & White

Creative Inspiration From Recently Discovered Photographer Vivian Maier

This is a fascinating story about the recently discovered photographer Vivian Maier. “She was a humanist in the best tradition. She showed real life, and that’s so difficult to do.”  – photographer Mary Ellen Mark “Vivian Maier (February 1, 1926 … Continue reading

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Observations – Patterns & Colors in Miami’s Wynwood Art District

{Observations} – Patterns & Colors in Miami’s Wynwood Art District

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Inspiring quote on photography by Elliot Erwitt

Here’s an inspiring quote on photography from Elliott Erwitt. In the 2011 International Center of Photography’s ICP Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement announcement Erwitt is described as “distinguished as both a documentary and commercial photographer, Erwitt has made some of the … Continue reading

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Observations – Patterns in Miami’s Wynwood Art District

Here’s a black & white photograph exploring light & shadow and patterns photographed in Miami’s Wynwood Art District.

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Creative Photography Ideas From Creative Sparks – Jenna Lanam

Here is one of the inspiring photographs from last Thursday’s Creative Sparks creativity workshop. This black & white photo is from Jenna Lanam. Jenna has been taking my photography classes at the Vero Beach Museum of Art and recently began attending Creative … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration from Creative Sparks

My students continue to surprise, amaze and inspire me every week. I have decided to post a photo from our Creative Sparks sessions on Thursday nights each Friday morning to share the inspiration with you. The first image comes from … Continue reading

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The Photographs of Ray K. Metzker and the Institute of Design exhibition at the J. Paul Getty

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles recently held an exhibition titled The Photographs of Ray K. Metzker and the Institute of Design. Metzker studied at the Institute of Design in Chicago which was founded in 1937 as the New … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration from Photographer André Kertész

The great photographer André Kertész was born on this day in Budapest, Hungary in 1894. His sensitivity to subject and composition were unprecedented and his photographs have provided immeasurable contributions to the language of photography. “If you want to write … Continue reading

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