Frédéric Brenner (1959, 15 January - ) was born - France, Paris. Concentrates on Jewish issues of exile and the Diaspora.
Francis Benjamin Johnston (1864, 15 January - 1952, 16 March) was born - US, WV, Grafton. American photographer. Her Hampton Album on a craft school for Black and Native Americans in the early 1900s is outstanding.
George Lowe (1924, 15 January - 2013, 20 March) was born - New Zealand, Hastings. New Zealand born explorer, mountaineer, photographer and filmmaker. He took the photographs for the British Mount Everest Expedition (1953) led by John Hunt during which Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first to summit the mountain.More...
Lisa M. Robinson (1968, 15 January - ) was born - US, GA, Savannah.
Allan Sekula (1951, 15 January - 2013, 10 August) was born - US, PA, Erie. American educator, critic and photographer. His photographic series were often associated with the sea dealing with harbors, ports, fishing and oil spills.
Shõmei Tõmatsu (1930, 15 January - 2012, 14 December) was born - Japan, Nagoya. Japanese freelance photographer. He has produced a large number of books with several in the 1960s examining the impact of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
Thérèse Bonney (1894, 15 July - 1978, 15 January) died - France, Paris. She recorded the plight of children that was caused by World War II first concentrating on the civilians on the Russian-Finnish front and later those in Western Europe. She was awarded the Order of the White Rose of Finland for bravery.
Mathew B. Brady (1823 - 1896, 15 January) died - US. NY, New York. American photographer best known for portraits of famous contemporary Americans and his photographs of the American Civil War.
His obituary in the New York Times (Jan 19, 1896, p.3) read:
Death of MATTHEW B. BRAD [sic]
Davidjohn Lotto (no info - 2014, 15 January) died. Contemporary American photographer.