Photographer Timeline

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  • Joseph Niepce

    Joseph Niepce
    He was a French inventor, usually credited as the inventor of photography and a pioneer in that field.
  • Louis Daguerre

    Louis Daguerre
    He was a French artist and photographer, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography. He became known as one of the fathers of photography.
  • Mathew Brady

    Mathew  Brady
    He was a photographer who was best known for he's civil war scenes.
  • Eadweard Muybridge

    Eadweard Muybridge
    English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and in motion-picture projection.
  • Lewis Hine

    Lewis Hine
    He was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing child labor laws in the United States.
  • Edward Weston

    Edward Weston
    He was a major American photographer of the early to mid-20th century, best known for his carefully composed, sharply focused images of natural forms, landscapes, and nudes.
  • Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange
    She was an American documentary photographer whose portraits of displaced farmers during the Great Depression greatly influenced later documentary and journalistic photography.
  • Ansel Adams

    Ansel Adams
    He was a landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West.
  • Margaret Bourke-White

    Margaret Bourke-White
    She was known for her extensive contributions to photojournalism, particularly for her Life magazine work.
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson

    Henri Cartier-Bresson
    He was a french photographer whose humane, spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form such as street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment.
  • Yousuf Karsh

    Yousuf Karsh
    He was an Armenian Canadian photographer known for his portraits of important and famous men and women of politics, Hollywood, and the arts, from Albert Einstein and Sir Winston Churchill.
  • Arnold Newman

    Arnold Newman
    He was an American photographer, noted for his "environmental portraits" of artists and politicians. He was also known for his carefully composed abstract still life images.
  • Diane Arbus

    Diane Arbus
    Diane Arbus was an American photographer. Arbus famously worked to normalize marginalized groups and highlight the importance of proper representation of all people.
  • Richard Avedon

    Richard Avedon
    He was an American photographer Richard Avedon was best known for his work in the fashion world and for his minimalist portraits. He worked first as a photographer for the Merchant Marines, taking identification photos.
  • Jerry Uelsmann

    Jerry Uelsmann
    Jerry N. Uelsmann is an American photographer and was an early exponent of photomontage in the 20th century in America. His work in darkroom effects foreshadowed the use of Adobe Photoshop to make surrealistic images in the late 20th century, a process led by his ex-wife, Maggie Taylor, at that time.
  • Annie Leibovitz

    Annie Leibovitz
    She was an American photographer renowned for her dramatic, quirky, and iconic portraits of a great variety of celebrities. Her signature style is crisp and well lighted.