Career Photographer, painter, and film maker. Served in French Army, and ; prisoner of war in Germany,
Famous Photographers Great photographs can elicit thoughts, feelings, and emotions when words simply will not suffice.
Throughout history, there have been many important people in the field of photography who have used their cameras to catch a single moment in time to tell a story. Below is a list of the most famous photographers of all time and their contributions starting with the most important.
Terry Richardson Famous For: Ansel Adams Famous For: Nature and wilderness photography in black and white The work of Ansel Adams in the world of photography set the standard on the dramatic use of black and white in capturing nature as it is.
He developed a system to combine exposure and contrast in photography, giving the final product an unforgettable quality, this is known as the Zone System. Helmut Newton Famous For: Black and white fashion photography The style of Helmut Newton has been imitated by many.
His work in the field of fashion photography includes near permanent status on the covers of Vogue magazine. Diane Arbus Famous For: Her subjects included circus people, dwarfs, giants, and nudists. Anne Geddes Famous For: Her baby centered photographs Australian Anne Geddes and her photographic work revolves around babies.
Henri Cartier-Bresson Famous For: Richard Avedon Famous For: This later led to his work being recognized that his photographs could be seen in magazines such as Life and Vogue.
David LaChapelle Famous For: Andy Warhol recognized the talent in a young David and gave him a job at Interview magazine.
Robert Capa Famous For: Combat photography Hungarian born Robert Capa was a war time photo-journalist and photographer. Mario Testino Famous For: Vanity Fair photoshoot of Princess Di The career of Testino as fashion photographer is highlighted by his selection to photograph the late Princess Di for a Vanity Fair spread.
Ever since, he has been used by the royal family in Britain. Dorothea Lange Famous For: Edward Weston Famous For: His influence to American photography resonates to this day. His focus was on the American West, on the different places and on the people of that portion of the United States.
David Bailey Famous For: Martin Parr Famous For: Capturing photographs of provincial and suburban England Parr is recognized for his images that capture life in suburban and provincial England in modern times.
He is a photojournalist and photographer that documents the day to day challenges of life.To tell Henri Cartier-Bresson’s story and to unravel his work is essentially to tell the story of a look.
Throughout the 20th century, this roaming, lucid eye has captured the fascination of Africa in the ’s, crossed the tragic fortunes of Spanish republicans, accompanied the liberation of Paris, caught a weary Gandhi just hours before his assassination, and witnessed the victory of.
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French: [kaʁtje bʁɛsɔ̃]; August 22, – August 3, ) 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 photography as capturing a decisive moment.. Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in Cartier-Bresson's work was revolutionary because he used a small, portable camera, which allowed him to record a "decisive moment" in time.
That spontaneity-and the unrehearsed, unstaged glimpse into human nature that it captured-would become the distinctive element common to most of his images. Excellent!! Cartier-Bresson has got to be among the top 2 or 3 photographers in history.
The book contains images presented in a good large format perfect for viewing. To tell Henri Cartier-Bresson’s story and to unravel his work is essentially to tell the story of a look.
Throughout the 20th century, this roaming, lucid eye has captured the fascination of Africa in the ’s, crossed the tragic fortunes of Spanish republicans, accompanied the liberation of Paris, caught a weary Gandhi just hours before his .
Henri Cartier-Bresson was born on August 22, in Chanteloup, France. A pioneer in photojournalism, Cartier-Bresson wandered around the world with his camera, becoming totally immersed in his Born: Aug 22,