Inspiration is very important to me when I try to come up with new concepts and ideas for my photos. Sometimes taking a look at other photographers and their work can do the trick. That is why, this week, I decided to compile a list of seven great photographers that have inspired me in the past, and will also hopefully inspire you. Here we go, first up is Art Streiber.

Art Streiber

(http://artstreiber.com/)

Art Streiber is a Los Angeles-based freelance photographer specializing in reportage, travel, portrait and entertainment photography.



Erik Almas

(http://erikalmas.com/)

Based in San Francisco, California, he originally hails from Norway and credits his upbringing for influencing his romantic, surrealistic style.




Erik Johansson

(http://erikjohanssonphoto.com/) 

Erik Johansson is a professional photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Berlin, Germany.




Kalle Gustafsson

(http://kallegustafsson.com/) 

Kalle Gustafsson is a swedish photographer. His images are extremely cinematic. When I look at them, I feel like I am looking at a story. Many of his photographs have the distinct feel of a French or Italian movie from the 1960′s.




Akos Major

(http://akosmajor.com/) 

Akos Major is a Hungarian photographer, currently residing in Vienna, Austria. His work is beautifully minimalistic.




Dave Hill

(http://davehillphoto.com/) 

Dave Hill is a commercial photographer living in Los Angeles.




Andric

(http://www.andric.biz/)

Andric produces some of the cleanest images in the industry. His refined aesthetic plays on subtle hues and subdued shadows.

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I hope you enjoyed having a look at these amazing photographers and their work. The world is full of great, inspiring photographers, and that is why I would love to see who are the photographers you look up to? Who are the photographers that really inspire you? Leave a comment below, and share your thoughts with us! :D