Photographer Biographies



A collection of biographies on famous photographers, here I provide a list of world’s most famous photographers and an insight on their personal and professional life. On each you could find their biographies, photographic styles, and examples of their work.

Some photographers are self-learners while others have degrees, but all have their own unique styles that make them one of a kind. There have been and there still are several famous photographers around the world striving to show their audiences the way in which they perceive their surroundings and subjects. They do photography for diverse industries, such as fashion, commercial, art, music, journalism; and for the various social institutions, like politics, religion, and more. Photographers also invest their talent in charity organizations; or just photograph after curiosity and interest. They also work on architecture, landscapes, cityscapes, wild life, and many more topics.

This is a collection of famous photographer biographies which are intended as quick introductions to the lives and work of some incredibly talented people.

Please select a photographer from the list:

Abbott, Brenice Horst, Horst
Adams, Ansel Leibovitz, Annie
Atget, Eugene Ray, Man
Avedon, Richard Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo
Brandt, Bill Nadar
Alvarez Bravo, Manuel Penn, Irving
Cartier-Bresson, Henri Ritts, Herb
Cameron, Julia Margaret Rodchenko, Alexander
Capa, Robert Salgado, Sebastiao
Eisenstaedt, Alfred Saudek, Jan
Evans, Walker Smith, Eugene
Fontana, Franco Stieglitz, Alfred
Frank, Robert Weston, Edward
Halsman, Philippe Witkin, Joel Peter

As the above famous photographer list grows it will come to include more famous landscape photographers, famous portrait photographers, famous fashion photographers, famous war photographers… and so on.