Arthur Rothstein – one of America’s Greatest Photojournalists

Arthur Rothstein – one of America’s Greatest Photojournalists

Arthur Rothstein (July 17, 1915 – November 11, 1985) was an American photographer. Rothstein is recognized as one of America’s premier photojournalists. During a career that spanned five decades, he provoked, entertained and informed the American people. His photographs ranged from a hometown baseball game to the drama of war, from struggling rural farmers to US Presidents. Rothstein was born in Manhattan, New York City, and he grew up in the Bronx. He was a…






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The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

Reuters, as all of you probably know, is a huge international news agency and their photographers are based all around the world, capturing some of the biggest moments in history. Although we have March now and Reuters announced it’s best photos on December, but if it is a photo, it can be on Alafoto and if it is the best photo, it must be on Alafoto. So check out this list of the most iconic Reuters photos…






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Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops is a self taught photographer specializing in portraiture and fashion. He shoots both digital and film and splits his time between London and Bangkok. Former smoker, lover of black and white. Photographer of people, good, bad, beautiful and ugly.  Tom is well known for his striking emotive work and has been featured and published in many international magazines and publications. Schön magazine, Var magazine, Lavazza, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, Tocco Toscano, Porter magazine, Hunger…






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London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

I am Max and I am not a professional photographer who makes living out out of it – photography for me is a passion, it is something that I really love and I can not image myself without it. I am so glad ending up living in London which is fantastic city for street photography and meeting extraordinary people. Max Gor has been a Londoner for the past 15 years, but it was only a couple…






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Walker Evans. Annalist of Great Depression

Walker Evans. Annalist of Great Depression

Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans’s work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8×10-inch camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are “literate, authoritative, transcendent”. Many of his works are in the permanent collections of museums and…






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Unknown and unpublished, famous Vivian Maier

Unknown and unpublished, famous Vivian Maier

Vivian Dorothy Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly in Chicago’s North Shore, pursuing photography during her spare time. She took more than 150,000 photographs during her lifetime, primarily of the people and architecture of New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles, although she also traveled and photographed worldwide. During her lifetime, Maier’s photographs were unknown and unpublished; many…






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