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Ansel Adams Featured
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  20 August 2018   625   2
A master of the natural landscape photograph, Adams became famous for his spectacular, reverential images of the American West. He also was known for his technical skill, conceiving the zone...
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Richard Avedon By blaze6t9 via Wikimedia Commons
Richard Avedon Featured
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  17 August 2018   456   0
Richard Avedon (1923–2004) was born and lived in New York City. His interest in photography began at an early age, and he joined the Young Men’s Hebrew Association (YMHA) camera...
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Robert Mapplethorpe. Source - www.mapplethorpe.org-portfolios-self-portraits
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  17 August 2018   272   0
Robert Mapplethorpe was born in 1946 in Floral Park, Queens. He is known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter in the large-scale, highly stylized black and white...
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Terry O'Neill ©Terry O'Neill
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  17 August 2018   180   0
Terry O’Neill is one of the world’s most accomplished and collected photographers whose work hangs in national galleries and private collections worldwide. He has...
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Self-portrait, New York © Estate of Vivian Maier, Courtesy of Maloof Collection and Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  03 August 2018   288   0
Born on February 1, 1926 in New York City, Vivian Dorothea Maier was an American of French and Austro-Hungarian extraction. Although born in New...
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Jacques Henri Lartigue ©Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication - France:AAJHL
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   202   0
Jacques Henri Lartigue was virtually unknown as a photographer until 1963, when, at 69 years old, his work was shown for the first time in an exhibition at the Museum...
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John Szarkowski. Courtesy of the UW-Madison Archives
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   338   0
John Szarkowski, full name, Thaddeus John Szarkowski, was a photographer, curator, historian, writer and critic. He is best known for his photographic writings and for his role as the director...
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Larry Burrows ©Roger Mattingly
Larry Burrows Featured
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   693   1
Born in London, Larry Burrows (born Henry Frank Leslie Burrows) was an English photojournalist best known for his pictures of the the Vietnam War. He died on 10 February 1971,...
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Angus McBean ©Angus McBean
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   1493   0
Angus McBean was a portrait photographer and theatre set designer, best known for his photographs of actors and celebrities and his use of surrealist themes with some of his images....
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Norman Parkinson
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   207   0
Over the half-century he was taking photographs, Norman Parkinson produced some of the most memorable fashion images and portraits of our time. The British photographer, who died in 1990...
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Bill Brandt ©Bill Brandt
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   246   0
Bill Brandt pursued a range of photographic interests, and excelled in at least four areas: social reportage, landscape, portraiture and the female nude. It was the latter genre that Brandt,...
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Man Ray, 1934, via Wikimedia Commons
Man Ray Featured
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   227   0
Man Ray was an American visual artist and photographer who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his...
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Edward Weston, 1915 ©Fred Archer
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   189   0
One of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century, Weston shot meticulously detailed large-format pictures of landscape, nude and still-life subjects. Edward...
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David Bailey ©Ben Broomfield via Wikimedia Commons
David Bailey Featured
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   238   0
Graduating from being an assistant with fashion photographer John French in 1959, David Bailey began the 1960s with a contract with Vogue, and became one of the decade's iconic chroniclers...
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Irving Penn
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   234   0
Irving Penn was an American photographer, widely revered for his studio-based portrait, still life and fashion work. His pictures, executed with great attention to detail, are spare, powerful and carefully...
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Helmut Newton ©Ralf Liebau from Wikimedia Commons
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   350   0
Helmut Newton (born Helmut Neustädter) was a German-Australian photographer. He was a widely imitated fashion photographer whose provocative, erotically charged black-and-white photos were a mainstay of Vogue and other publications...
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Bernd and Hilla Becher, 2002 By Praemium Erasmianum Foundation via Wikimedia Commons
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   202   0
Bernhard "Bernd" Becher (1931 – 2007), and Hilla Becher (1934 – 2015), were German conceptual artists and photographers working as a collaborative duo. They are best known for their extensive...
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Jane Bown, 1983. Courtesy Observer / TopFoto
Jane Bown Featured
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   384   0
Jane Hope Bown was an English photographer best known for her black and white portraits taken using the available light. She spent 65 years on the Observer Newspaper, for whom...
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Sam Shaw ©Sam Shaw
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   255   0
Born in 1912 photographer Sam Shaw is best remembered for his iconic images of such stars as Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando. He also produced several films, including the 1961...
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Fay Godwin ©Evald Larsen
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   1640   0
Fay Godwin was a British photographer best known for her black and white images of the British countryside. Goodwin was born in 1931, and her...
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Herb Ritts by Richard Gere
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   199   0
Herb Ritts began his photographic career in the late 1970s and gained a reputation as a master of art and commercial photography. In...
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Arnold Newman by William Fitz-Patrick via Wikimedia Commons
Arnold Newman Featured
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   267   0
Arnold Newman is known for pioneering the environmental portrait. He preferred to shoot in the subject’s home or workplace and use their surroundings to give additional insight into their personality....
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Julius Shulman ©Julius Shulman via Wikimedia Commons
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   319   0
Born in 1910, Julius Shulman was an American architectural photographer best known for his images of Modernist architecture. Considered a pioneer of architectural photography, his work was in part responsible...
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Yousuf Karsh By J. Alex Castonguay via Wikimedia Commons
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Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   246   0
Armenian-Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh has been recognised as Canada's leading portrait photographer. He is best known for his portraits of celebrities, politicians and other notable individuals. Karsh approached all of...
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Gordon Parks By Rowland Scherman via Wikimedia Commons
Gordon Parks Featured
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   193   0
Gordon Parks was one of the seminal figures of twentieth century photography. A humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, he has left behind a body of work that...
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Julia Margaret Cameron by HHH Cameron, 1874. Courtesy of JMC Trust
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   371   0
Born in Calcutta in 1815, Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, known for her portraits of literary and artistic luminaries of the late 19th Century. ...
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Mary Ellen Mark By Waterjunebug via Wikimedia Commons
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   251   1
Mary Ellen Mark was an American photographer known for her photojournalism, documentary, portraiture, and advertising photography. She photographed people who were not from mainstream society and toward its often troubled...
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Lewis Hine self portrait. Wikipedia
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Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   316   1
Lewis W. Hine was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1874. He studied sociology at Chicago and New York universities, becoming a teacher, then took up photography as a means of...
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Peter Dombrovskis ©Peter Dombrovskis
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   310   0
Peter Dombrovskis was an Australian photographer, known for his Tasmanian scenes. In 2003, he was the only Australian photographer inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame. ...
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Selfportrait ©Sibylle_Bergemann
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   496   0
Sibylle Bergemann was a German photographer. In 1990, she co-founded the Ostkreuz photographers agency. She is remembered for documenting developments in East Berlin during the Communist era and for her...
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Robert Capa ©Magnum
Photographers W WotFotoAdmin2 Last Updated  13 July 2018   579   0
Hard drinking and living, Capa not only helped found the Magnum agency, he also captured some of the most moving images of World War II. ...
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Inge Morath ©Inge Morath
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   516   0
I personally arrived slowly at photography. I studied languages at university, took some courses in journalism, worked first as a translator and then as an editor for the Information Services...
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Herbert List ©Herbert List
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   527   0
Herbert List was a classically educated artist who combined a love of photography with a fascination for surrealism and classicism. Born into a prosperous Hamburg...
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Erich Hartmann ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   479   0
Born in Munich, Erich Hartmann was 16 years old when he went with his family in 1938 to Albany, New York, as a refugee from Nazi Germany. The only English...
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Martine Franck ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   473   0
Born in Antwerp, Martine Franck spent her childhood in the United States and in England. She studied art history at the University of Madrid, then at the Ecole du Louvre...
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Leonard Freed ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   502   0
Born in Brooklyn, New York, to working-class Jewish parents of Eastern European descent, Leonard Freed first wanted to become a painter. However, he began taking photographs while in the Netherlands...
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Cornell Capa ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   431   0
Cornell Capa was born Cornell Friedmann to a Jewish family in Budapest. In 1936, he moved to Paris, where his brother Andre (Robert Capa) was working as a photojournalist. Capa...
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Rene Burri ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   428   0
René Burri studied at the School of Applied Arts in his native city of Zurich, Switzerland. From 1953 to 1955 he worked as a documentary film-maker and began to use...
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Philippe Halsman ©Philippe Halsman
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   447   0
Philippe Halsman was born in Riga and began to take photographs in Paris in the 1930s. He opened a portrait studio in Montparnasse in 1934, where he photographed André Gide,...
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Philip Jones Griffiths © Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   525   0
Born in Rhuddlan, Wales, Philip Jones Griffiths studied pharmacy in Liverpool and worked in London while photographing part-time for the Manchester Guardian. In 1961, he became a full-time freelancer for...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson ©Henri Cartier-Bresson
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   442   0
Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film. He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed...
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W.Eugene Smith and Aileen by Consuelo Kanaga via Wikimedia Commons
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   427   0
Eugene Smith was a famously uncompromising and idealistic American photojournalist who photographed combat in World War II and went on to specialise in the photo-essay, most notably in his three-year...
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Burt Glinn ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   462   0
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Burt Glinn served in the US Army between 1943 and 1946 before studying literature at Harvard University where he edited and photographed for the Harvard Crimson...
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Abbas ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   495   0
Iranian photographer Abbas, who died in Paris in 2018 at the age of 74, dedicated his career to the political and social coverage of nations and societies in conflict. He...
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Eve Arnold ©Magnum
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  13 July 2018   496   0
Eve Arnold photographed many of the iconic figures who shaped the second half of the twentieth century, yet she was equally comfortable documenting the lives of the poor and dispossessed,...
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Ed van der Elsken. 2 December 1988. By Rob Bogaerts - Anefo (Nationaal Archief) [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (https--creativecommons.org-licenses-by-sa-3.0-nl-deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons
Photographers WotFotoAdminWotFotoAdmin Last Updated  15 May 2018   635   1
Eduard 'Ed' van der Elsken was a Dutch photographer and filmmaker. His work spanned subjects including love, sex, art, music and alternative culture. His way of making life the center...
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