Portraits of Famous Photographers with Their Most Iconic Photographs

In December 2006, photographer Tim Mantoani rented a 20x24 polaroid camera in San Francisco and made portraits of photographers Jim Marshall and Michael Zagaris, each holding their most iconic images. Little did he know that this would be the beginning of a long journey of photographing over 150 famous photographers holding their famous images. This collection of famous photographs and their creators would later be called "Behind Photographs" and made into a book. “We have … [Read more...]

Famous Photographers – Ansel Adams

Every time the words photography, landscape photography and black-and-white photography are mentioned, the first name that comes to mind is Ansel Adams. But, what exactly is so special about Ansel Adam's body of work? Ansel Adams the Icon Ansel Adams is considered an iconic figure and the most famous photographer in history because his landscape black-and-white photographs were paramount in establishing photography among the more traditional fine arts, such as paintings and … [Read more...]

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