More black and white/surreal inspiration: Jaromír Funke, a Czech avant-garde photographer
Best known for his surrealist paintings (think green apples and bowler hats), but Rene Magritte also utilized photography to create his surrealist vision. See the full article here.
The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography
The famous Norwegian painter, whose work often portrayed dark, personal narrative themes, also dabbled in photography. At a time when it was uncommon (and technically very difficult) to turn the camera on oneself, he created a serious of “selfies”. Read the full article.
Juxtaposition of street photography and fashion aesthetics: Lindbergh/Winogrand, Women on street
Not only for his vision of still life, but use of color, Irving Penn is a go-to for still life/series. Check out this article, and google more of his work.
A Photographic Series about Google
Wherein Google becomes a creative collaborator.