World Famous Photographers



This is a famous photographers in the world who may have known of his life, he's known for producing lots of photos that tell a story and at this photo of their results are still in the know.


Kevin Carter a Famous Photographer (1960 -1994) Born in Johannesburg, Carter was an award-winning South African photojournalist. Carter had started to work as sports photographer in 1983. Carter was the first to photograph a public execution by "necklacing" in South Africa in the mid-1980s. In March 1993 Carter made a trip to southern Sudan. The sound of soft, high-pitched whimpering near the village of Ayod attracted Carter to an emaciated Sudanese toddler. The girl had stopped to rest while struggling to the food camp, whereupon a vulture had landed nearby. Kevin Carter later described the incident... he waited about 20 minutes, hoping that the vulture would spread its wings. Carter snapped the haunting photograph and chased the vulture away. However, Carter came under heavy criticism for just photographing and not helping the little girl Practically overnight hundreds of people contacted the newspaper to ask whether the child had survived, leading the newspaper to run a special editor's note saying the girl had enough strength to walk away from the vulture, but that her ultimate fate was unknown. 1994 Carter was informed that he had won the most coveted Pulitzer Prize for photojournalism. Carter was awarded the for Feature Photography on May 23, 1994 at Columbia University's Low Memorial Library.

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Dorothea Lange, she is famous female photographer. Born Dorothea Nutzhorn New Jersey on May 26, 1895. Dorothea Lange studied photography under Clarence H. White. With the onset of the Great Depression, Lange turned her camera lens from the studio to the street. In December 1935, she divorced Dixon and married agricultural economist Paul Schuster Taylor, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1935-1939, Lange's work for the RA and FSA brought the plight of the poor sharecroppers, displaced farm families and migrant workers to public attention. Dorothea Lange's poignant images became icons of the era. Dorothea Lange's 1936, Migrant Mother, Florence Owens Thompson better know as "Migrant Mother" is most certainly Lange's best-known photograph Of all Dorothea Lange's photos of the women, children and families suffering the Dust Bowl and Depression this image is the most haunting.

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Professional Glamour Photographer Bruno Bernard was born Bruno Bernard Sommerfeld 1912 in Berlin, Germany At age 11, he became interested in photography when his parents gave him his first Rolleiflex camera. Agent Paul Kohner, who helped many Jewish Europeans flee after the rise of Adolph Hitler and re-establish themselves in Hollywood, who took notice of Bernard’s work when Bruno Bernard opened his first studio in 1940 on Robertson Boulevard. Bernard of Hollywood photographed most of the big stars of Hollywood in the 1940's and 1950's, such as Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, Bette Davis, John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn, Gregory Peck, Anita Ekberg, and of course Marilyn Monroe. St. Cyr was one of Bernard’s more spectacular subjects. Bernard of Hollywood's pin-up works range from strippers, Vegas showgirls; unknown, poignantly unnamed models; to all the starlets of the 1950's and 1960's.

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Steichen, Edward 1879-1973 photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator, born in Luxembourg. Steichen assumed the pictorialist approach in photography and helped create the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, with Alfred Stieglitz. Steichen's brother-in-law, Carl Sandburg, wrote the introduction for the exhibition catalogue (ISBN 0810961695). In February 2006, Steichen's early pictorialist photograph, The Pond-Moonlight 1904 reached the highest price ever paid for a photograph at auction, US$2.9 million.

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Ernst Haas a famous Rolleiflex photographer began his photographic career in the 1940s in Vienna. Haas chanced upon his subjects at Vienna's train station after a fashion shoot was cancelled. Has later became renowned for his work with motion photography of bullfights, nature and athletics. The earliest Rolleiflex Standards had two red windows. One for 117-film (called B1 or 6x6-film in Germany). This film only had numberings for 6x6 on the backing paper. The other red window was for 120-film (B2 or 6x9-film in Germany). Rollei Rolleiflex MiniDigi AF 5.0 Digital Camera (Red) Replica of Rolleiflex 2.8F 5.0 Megapixel (interpolated) Auto Focus1.1" Square LCD Display Waist Level Finder Crank Action The Rollei Twin Lens Reflex Camera (TLR) pages became active on the first of December 2006 (center) Rolleiflex E3S twin lens 2 1/4 cameras with a standard with Schneider Xenar 75 f 3.5 lense. Rolleikin, offers adaptors that permits it to be used with 35 mm film therefore giving the camera unique capabilities. The Rolleikin setup is excellent for portraiture.

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Robert Capa 1913-1954, Robert Capa famous Photographer that Changed the World. Robert Capa profound photojournalist covered five different wars,Robert Capa the profound photojournalist covered five different wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II, 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the First Indochina War. Capa documented the course of World War II in London, North Africa, Italy, the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach and the liberation of Paris. To Robert Capa, technical camera tchniques and considerations were secondary to catching a dramatic moment. In 1947, Capa co-founded prestigious Magnum Photos with, among others, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. Robert Capa, "Falling Soldier" image during the Spanish civil war has since become his signature photograph of the Loyalist Militiaman at the Moment of Death.

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Blossfeldt systematically documented plant samples which he photographed to an astonishing effect. Karl Blossfeldt a famous photographer (1865-1932) an art professor at Berlin College of Art with a passion for plants. Blossfeldt produced some 6000 plant pictures and is most well known for his publications Art Forms in Nature - Magic Garden of Nature - Magic in Nature.

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Arthur Fellig (1899 - 1968) known as crime photographer Weegee was an Austrian-born photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street crime photography. Weegee worked the Lower East Side of New York City as a press photographer in the 30's and 40's, and he developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services. His work depicted unflinchingly realistic scenes of urban life, crime, injury and death. In 1938, Weegee was the only New York newspaper reporter permitted to own a police-band shortwave radio. Weegee gained recognition when several of his images were included in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art 1943. It was the success of his first photography book, Naked City (1945) that made Arthur Fellig AKA Weegee famous. Kubrick admired Weegee’s photographs so much so that he hired Weegee as the stills photographer of Doctor Strangelove. When Peter Sellers heard Weegee speak he apparently used Weegee’s peculiar voice as that of Dr Strangelove.

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An early print of an iconic Ansel Adams famous photographer is going up for auction in New York City for an estimated $350,000 to $450,000. 10 Most Expensive Photographs Sold at Auction. The 8 December sale of Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico is at Swann Auction Galleries. It shows a moon over a cloud-fringed mountain range with a graveyard in the foreground. When photographer Ansel Adams was asked to participate in the Kodak Colorama, it was an opportunity to participate in a large scale colour print, of mammoth proportions. Adams said of his photos...

The Colorama measured 18 feet high by 60 feet long and was made up of twenty inch wide strips taped together and exhibited in Central Station in New York. It was intended to promote photography to the general public, and, commercially, Kodak products. The Coloramas were originally intended to provide a dramatic series of pictures transparencies printed from an unusual format.

Over the duration, the pictures were taken in a variety of ways, experimenting with alternate formats of photography, using several techniques - enlarging from the single negative with extreme accuracy, overlapping several negatives, exploring the use of large format, panoramic and banquet cameras.

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Hollywood Famous Glamour Photographers George Hurrell - Clarence Sinclair Bull Celebrating the Jazz Age - Art Deco Era 1920 - 1930 George Hurrell (1904 – 1992) With a career that spanned more than sixty years, George Hurrell defined the word glamour. Clarence Sinclair Bull (1896-1979) was the head of MGM's stills department for nearly 40 years, Clarence Sinclair Bull, along with Hurrell virtually invented celebrity portraiture as we know it today. Capturing with rare artistry a breathtaking roster of stars in brilliant and surprising ways. Bull's days at MGM included 200 of his enduring portraits of such legendary film stars as Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Hedy Lamarr, Gary Cooper Elizabeth Taylor, Vivian Leigh, Spencer Tracy, Ava Gardner Grace Kelly, Jean Harlow & Greta Garbo.

It is a famous photographers ever and an inspiration to photographers who will come...
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