My Photographic Heros no 10: Lee Friedlander

Lee Friedlander “I often find that the best and most innovative photographers have multiple interests, not just photography.” Eric Kim. I have been saying this to my students for years that they need to think about what their interests are outside of photography and develop these passions and they will …

My Photographic Heros no 8: Harry Gruyaert

Harry Gruyaert For me, Harry Gruyaert is one of the great colour photographers. Yet I don’t think he is as widely known as other photographers of his generation. A film is currently being made about his life and work, this might make him more widely known. Harry joined the photo agency Magnum in …

My Photographic Heros no 6: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson. HCB for short, many, many photographers have admired his work. HCB is a photographers photographer, his book on the decisive moment was highly influential on photographers. He is yet another photographer who extensively used a Leica camera for his work, mostly sticking with a 50mm lens and he …