HISTORICAL HEROINES

Cleo from 5 to 7 Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda is considered a forerunner of the French New Wave, exploring new approaches to editing, visual style and social and political engagement...

Ann Cooke

Ann Cooke

Ann Cooke is credited as being the first female photographer in Britain to open a professional photographic portrait studio....

Anna Atkins

Anna Atkins was the first person to create a book made entirely from photographic images and is widely acclaimed for her use of British algae cyanotypes....

Anne Fischer, ca. 1935-36

Anne Fischer

German photographer Anne Fischer (1914 - 1986) left Germany in 1937 to become a fine portrait photographer and to specialise in dance photography....

Christina Broom

Christina Broom

Britain’s pioneering female press photographer, Christina Broom, took up photography only in her 40s after her husband became unable to work....