Famous Nude Photographers



Man Ray
Man Ray was a famous nude photographer who was born on 27 August 1890. Man Ray was a significant contributor in the world of photographers from Amerika but he spent most of his career in Paris, France.  He has produced major works in various media which has been recognized in various countries around the world. From a fashion photographer, he was able to produce his famous artistic photography. In 1999, ARTnews magazine named Man ray as 25 artist who is the most influential in the 20th century. Man ray died on November 18, 1976 at age of 86 years old in Paris, France.

Edward Henry Weston
Edward Henry Weston was a famous nude photographer of the 20th century America. He was born in Chicago March 24, 1886 and moved to California when he was 21 years old. He is one of the most innovative and influential American photographer. In 1937, Weston was the first  famous photographers who received the Guggenheim Fellowship. He got some experiences in taking photos including nude photos, landscapes, portraits, and still life during forty years of his career.He died on January 1, 1958 the age of 71 in Big Sur, California.

Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe was an nude American photographers known for his great work in black portrait and naked men. He was born on November 4, 1946. Most of his work taken was homosexual photo. He took the first photograph using a Polaroid camera. In the 1970s, he got a new camera and started taking pictures of his friends, artist, composer, and the community. Robert Mapplethorpe died on March 9, 1989 at age 42 because of complications arising from AIDS. His body was cremated and buried in Queens, New York.

Ellen von Unwerth
Ellen von Unwerth was a special photographer and director in the field of erotic and nude photos. Ellen von Unwerth was born 1954 in Frankfurt, Jerman. She worked for ten years as a model. In 1991 he won first prize at the International Festival of Fashion Photography. Von Unwerth did promotional photography for Duran Duran with other artists from 1994-1997. He also has directed many advertisementsand web film for famous brands such as Revlon, Clinique, Equinox and others.

Simon Leonard Nimoy
Simon Leonard Nimoy was an multitalented photographer. Besides being a photographer, he was an American actor, film director, poet and musician. He was born on March 26, 1932. The most famous film role was in the original of Star Trek series from 1966 to 1969.

Todd Gary Essick
Todd Gary Essick was a unique photographer. He was taking photos in the water with beautiful models and nude. He grew up in the Chicago area. Todd Essick was very famous for its unique and beautiful nude photography underwater. It integrated the beauty of sea with the beauty of the female form as an goddess of beauty that comes from the sea. In making his shots were very complicated, even involving dolphins, stingrays, and even sharks.

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