Heinrich Kühn - Vor dem Sturm (detail)

Heinrich Kuhn / Carl Christian Heinrich Kühn

September 19, 2013

Heinrich Kühn, born Carl Christian Heinrich Kühn, was an Austrian–German photographer known as one of the forefathers of fine art photography, the movement that helped photography to establish itself as an art on its own. His photographs closely resemble impressionist paintings, with their frequent use of soft lighting and focus.