Category Archives: Women Photographers

Toni Frissell – Pioneering Female Photographer

Day 307 of Colourisation Project – March 10 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. There is a hauntingly beautiful image of a model floating in water, which has to be … Continue reading

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The New Objectivity of Aenne Biermann

Day 305 of Colourisation Project – March 8 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Self-taught German photographer, Aenne Biermann’s life was cut short by liver disease at the age of … Continue reading

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Enigmatic Margrethe Mather

Day 301 of Colourisation Project – March 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. American photographer, Margrethe Mather, best known for her association with legendary photographer, Edward Weston, was instrumental … Continue reading

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Consuelo Kanaga – Humane Photographer

Day 297 of Colourisation Project – February 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Consuelo Kanaga was a pioneering American photojournalist from 1915 through to the 1960s, known primarily for … Continue reading

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Christina Broom – Britain’s First Female Press Photographer

Day 235 of Colourisation Project – December 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. To have been a gainfully employed woman in the early 1900s was pushing the bounds of … Continue reading

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Virginia Oldoini – Raging Narcissist

Day 205 of Colourisation Project – November 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Long before selfies became ubiquitous and annoying, one woman, the Countess of Castiglione, is proof that … Continue reading

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Thelma Rene Kent – Intrepid Photographer

Day 167 of Colourisation Project – October 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. More often than not, female photographers fall into obscurity for more reasons than just the passage of … Continue reading

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