List of Famous Photographers

NameDatesNationalityGenre of Photography
Abbas Attar1944IranianPhotojournalism
Albert Watson1942ScottishArt, Celebrity, Fashion
Alec Soth1969AmericanArt, Landscape, Portrait
Alexander RodchenkoNovember 23, 1891 – December 3, 1956RussianArt, Portrait
Alfred EisenstaedtDecember 6, 1898 – August 23, 1995German-born AmericanPhotojournalism
Alfred StieglitzJanuary 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946AmericanArt, Portrait
Allan ArbusFebruary 15, 1918 – April 19, 2013AmericanCommerical
André KertészJuly 2, 1894 – September 28, 1985Hungarian-born AmericanDocumentary, Landscape, Portrait
Andreas GurskyJanuary 15, 1955GermanArt
Andres SerranoAugust 15, 1950AmericanArt, Documentary, Portrait
Andrew StarkJanuary 23, 1964AustralianArt, Documentary
Andy GoldsworthyJuly 26, 1956BritishAbstract, Art, Landscape
Andy WarholAugust 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987American Art, Fashion, Portrait
Anne GeddesSeptember 13, 1956AustralianPortrait
Annie LeibovitzOctober 2, 1949AmericanPortrait
Ansel AdamsFebruary 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984American Landscape
Anton CorbijnMay 20, 1955DutchCommerical
Ara GülerAugust 16, 1928Turkish ArmenianPhotojournalism
Arnold NewmanMarch 3, 1918 - June 6, 2006AmericanAbstract, News, Portrait
Art WolfeMay 4, 1905AmericanNature
August SanderNovember 17, 1876 – April 20, 1964German Documentary, Portrait
Barbara KrugerJanuary 26, 1945AmericanAbstract, Art, Documentary
Berenice AbbottJuly 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991AmericanDocumentary, Pictorial, Portrait
Berry BerensonApril 14, 1948 – September 11, 2001AmericanFashion
Bettina RheimsDecember 18, 1952FrenchArt, Portrait
Bill BrandtMay 2, 1904 – December 20, 1983BritishArt, Landscape, Portrait
Bill HensonOctober 7, 1955AustralianArt
Bruce DavidsonSeptember 5, 1933AmericanLandscape, Portrait
Bruce WeberMarch 29, 1946AmericanFashion
Bryan AdamsNovember 5, 1959CanadianPortrait
Cecil BeatonJanuary 14, 1904 – January 18, 1980BritishFashion, Portrait, War
Chema Madoz1958SpanishArt
Cindy ShermanJanuary 19, 1954AmericanArt, Documentary, Portrait
Claude CahunOctober 25, 1894 – December 8, 1954FrenchArt
Daidō MoriyamaOctober 10, 1938JapaneseDocumentary, Street
Dave MckeanDecember 29, 1963BritishArt
David BaileyJanuary 2, 1938BritishFashion, Portrait
David HamiltonApril 15, 1933BritishAbstract, Art
David HockneyJuly 9, 1937BritishAbstract, Art, Documentary, Portrait
David LaChapelle1958 AmericanArt, Fashion
David Stewart1958BritishArt, Commercial
Diane ArbusMarch 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971AmericanArt, Documentary, Portrait
Don McCullinOctober 9, 1935BritishPhotojournalism
Dorothea LangeMay 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965AmericanDocumentary, Photojournalism
Duane MichalsFebruary 18, 1932AmericanArt
Eadweard MuybridgeApril 9, 1830 – May 8, 1904BritishArt, Documentary, Landscape
Eddie AdamsJune 12, 1933 – September 18, 2004AmericanPhotojournalism, War
Edward BurtynskyFebruary 22, 1955CanadianLandscape
Edward SteichenMarch 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973Luxembourgian AmericanArt, Landscape, Portrait
Edward WestonMarch 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958AmericanArt, Landscape, Pictorial, Portrait
El LissitzkyNovember 23, 1890 – December 30, 1941RussianArt
Ellen Von Unwerth1954GermanCommerical, Fashion
Elliott ErwittJuly 26, 1928AmericanCommerical, Documentary
Ernst HaasMarch 2, 1921 – September 12, 1986American/AustrianPhotojournalism, Portrait
Erwin BlumenfeldJanuary 26, 1897 - January 4, 1969AmericanArt, Celebrity, Fashion
Erwin OlafJune 2, 1959
DutchArt, Commercial
Eudora WeltyApril 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001AmericanDocumentary
Eugène AtgetFebruary 12, 1857 – August 4, 1927FrenchArchitechtural
Eve ArnoldApril 21, 1912 – January 4, 2012AmericanPhotojournalism
Floria Sigismondi1965Canadian-ItalianArt
Francesca WoodmanApril 3, 1958 – January 19, 1981AmericanArt
Frank Meadow SutcliffeOctober 6, 1853 – May 31, 1941BritishDocumentary
Frans LantingJuly 13, 1951DutchWildlife
Garry WinograndJanuary 14, 1928 – March 19, 1984AmericanStreet
Gerda TaroAugust 1, 1910 – July 26, 1937GermanPhotojournalism, War
Gordon Matta-ClarkJune 22, 1943 – August 27, 1978AmericanArt
Gordon ParksNovember 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006AmericanDocumentary
Gottfried HelnweinOctober 8, 1948Austrian-Irish Art
Graham NashFebruary 2, 1942British Art
Graham OvendenFebruary 11, 1943BritishArt
Gregory CrewdsonSeptember 26, 1962AmericanAbstract, Art, Documentary, Landscape
Guy BourdinDecember 2, 1928 – March 29, 1991FrenchFashion
Hans BellmerMarch 13, 1902 – February 23, 1975GermanArt, Documentary, Portrait
Harold LloydApril 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971AmericanPortrait
Harry CallahanOctober 22, 1912 – March 15, 1999AmericanArt, Documentary, Landscape, Portrait
Hedi SlimaneJuly 5, 1968FrenchCelebrity, Fashion
Helmut NewtonOctober 31, 1920 – January 23, 2004German-AustralianFashion
Henri Cartier-BressonAugust 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004French Art, Candid, Documentary, Portrait, Street
Herb RittsAugust 13, 1952 – December 26, 2002AmericanFashion
Hiroshi SugimotoFebruary 23, 1948JapaneseArt, Documentary, Portrait
Imogen CunninghamApril 12, 1883 – June 23, 1976AmericanArt, Industrial, Nature
Irving PennJune 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009AmericanArt, Fashion, Portrait
Jacob RiisMay 3, 1849 – May 26, 1914Danish AmericanDocumentary, Street
Jacques Henri LartigueJune 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986FrenchDocumentary
James NachtweyMarch 14, 1948AmericanPhotojournalism, War
Jan SaudekMay 13, 1935 CzechArt, Portrait
Jean BaudrillardJuly 27, 1929 – March 6, 2007FrenchArt, Documentary
Jeff WallSeptember 29, 1946CanadianNature, Industrial, Landscape, Urban
Jerry N. UelsmannJune 11, 1934AmericanArt, Landscape, Portrait
Jill GreenbergJuly 10, 1967AmericanCelebrity, Portrait, Underwater
Joe McNallyJuly 27, 1952AmericanPhotojournalism, Portrait
Joel MeyerowitzMarch 6, 1938AmericanLandscape, Portrait, Street
Joel-Peter WitkinSeptember 13, 1939AmericanArt, Documentary, Portrait
John BaldessariJune 17, 1931American Abstract, Art
John HeartfieldJune 19, 1891 – April 26, 1968GermanArt
John ThomsonJune 14, 1837 – September 29, 1921ScottishDocumentary, Portrait
Josef KoudelkaJanuary 10, 1938CzechStreet
Juergen TellerJanuary 28, 1964GermanArt, Fashion
Julia Margaret CameronJune 11, 1815 – January 26, 1879British Celebrity, Portrait
Karl BlossfeldtJune 13, 1865 – December 9, 1932GermanArt, Nature, Scientific
Karl LagerfeldSeptember 10, 1933GermanFashion
Kevin CarterSeptember 13, 1960 – July 27, 1994South AfricanPhotojournalism
Larry ClarkJanuary 19, 1943AmericanArt, Documentary, Fashion, Portrait
Lee FriedlanderJuly 14, 1934AmericanAbstract, Art, Landscape, Portrait
Lee MillerApril 23, 1907 – July 21, 1977American Photojournalism
Leni RiefenstahlAugust 22, 1902 – September 8, 2003GermanDocumentary, Landscape, Portrait
Lennart NilssonAugust 24, 1922SwedishPhotojournalism, Scientific
Lewis CarrollJanuary 27, 1832 – January 14, 1898BritishArt, Portrait
Lewis HineSeptember 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940AmericanArt, Documentary, Portrait
Linda McCartneySeptember 24, 1941 – April 17, 1998AmericanArt, Documentary, Fashion
Luigi GhirriJanuary 5, 1943 - February 14, 1992ItalianArt
Man RayAugust 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976AmericanArt, Portrait
Margaret Bourke-WhiteJune 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971American Documentary
Mario TestinoOctober 30, 1954Peruvian Fashion
Martin ParrMay 23, 1952BritishDocumentary
Mary Ellen MarkMarch 20, 1940 – May 25, 2015AmericanCommercial, Documentary, Photojournalism, Portrait
Mary McCartneyAugust 28, 1969BritishPortrait
Mathew BradyMay 18, 1822 – January 15, 1896AmericanPhotojournalism, War
Melissa Auf Der MaurMarch 17, 1972CanadianPortrait
Michael Kenna1953BritishArt, Landscape
Michael O’BrienJune 27, 1950AmericanDocumentary, Portrait
Michael Wolf1954GermanArt, Photojournalism
NadarApril 6, 1820 – March 23, 1910FrenchAerial, Portraits
Nadav KanderDecember 1, 1961BritishLandscape, Portrait
Nan GoldinSeptember 12, 1953
AmericanArt, Portrait
Nick Knight1958BritishFashion, Documentary
Nigel BarkerApril 27, 1972BritishFashion
Nobuyoshi ArakiMay 25, 1940JapaneseArt
Norman ParkinsonApril 21, 1913 – February 15, 1990BritishFashion, Portrait
Oliviero Toscani1942 ItalianCommercial
Patrick DemarchelierAugust 21, 1943FrenchFashion
Paul StrandOctober 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976AmericanArt
Penny LancasterMarch 15, 1971BritishFashion
Peter Lik1959AustralianNature, Landscape
Peter LindberghNovember 23, 1944GermanFashion
Philip-Lorca diCorcia1951AmericanArt, Documentary
Philippe HalsmanMay 2, 1906 – June 25, 1979AmericanPortrait
Rankin1966BritishFashion, Portrait
Richard AvedonMay 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004AmericanFashion, Portrait
Richard Prince1949AmericanRephotography
Rineke DijkstraJune 2, 1959
DutchCommercial, Portrait
Robert AdamsMay 8, 1937AmericanArt, Landscape
Robert CapaOctober 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954Hungarian Photojournalism, War
Robert DoisneauApril 14, 1912 – April 1, 1994FrenchPhotojournalism
Robert FrankNovember 9, 1924AmericanDocumentary, Landscape, Portrait
Robert MapplethorpeNovember 4, 1946 – March 9, 1989AmericanArt, Fashion Portrait
Russell James1962 AustralianFashion
Sally MannMay 1, 1951 AmericanArt, Documentary, Pictorial, Portrait
Sam Taylor-WoodMarch 4, 1967BritishArt, Documentary, Portrait
Sandy SkoglundSeptember 11, 1946
AmericanArt, Documentary
Sebastião SalgadoFebruary 8, 1944Brazilian Documentary, Photojournalism
Serge LutensMarch 14, 1942
FrenchArt, Fashion
Sophie CalleOctober 9, 1953
FrenchArt
Spencer TunickJanuary 1, 1967
AmericanArt
Stephen Dalton1937BritishWildlife
Stephen ShoreOctober 8, 1947
AmericanArt, Commercial
Steve McCurryFebruary 24, 1950
AmericanPhotojournalism, Portrait
Steve ParishJuly 15, 1945
Australian Nature, Travel
Steven MeiselJune 5, 1954AmericanFashion
Takashi AmanoJuly 18, 1954JapaneseLandscape, Nature, Underwater
Terry RichardsonAugust 14, 1965AmericanFashion, Portrait
Thomas RuffFebruary 10, 1958GermanArt, Portrait
Thomas Struth1954GermanPortrait, Street
Tim HetheringtonDecember 5, 1970 – April 20, 2011BritishPhotojournalism, War
Tina ModottiAugust 16, 1896 - January 6, 1942ItalianArt, Documentary, Portrait
Trey RatcliffJuly 7, 1971AmericanArt, Travel
Vik MunizDecember 20, 1961 Brazilian Abstract, Art
Vincent Laforet1975French-AmericanDocumentary
Vivian MaierFebruary 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009AmericanPhotojournalism
W. Eugene SmithDecember 30, 1918 – October 15, 1978AmericanPhotojournalism
Walker EvansNovember 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975AmericanDocumentary, Portrait
WeegeeJune 12, 1899 – December 26, 1968Austrian-born AmericanPhotojournalism, Street
William EgglestonJuly 27, 1939 American Art, Documentary, Landscape
William KleinApril 19, 1928
American-born FrenchFashion, Photojournalism
William WegmanDecember 2, 1943
AmericanArt
Willy RonisAugust 14, 1910 – September 12, 2009FrenchDocumentary
Wolfgang Tillmans1968GermanAbstract, Art, Landscape
Yann Arthus-BertrandMarch 13, 1946
FrenchAerial
Yousuf KarshDecember 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002American-CanadianPortrait

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