Richard Avedon (1923, 15 May - 2004, 1 October) was born - US, NY, New York. American portrait and fashion photographer.
Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers (1821, 15 May - 1901, 21 July) was born - France, Lot-et-Garonne, Montpezat. A world authority on mollusks who carried out research on the light-sensitive properties of Murex Brandaris. If the sea-snail is broken open it can reveal a yellow slime that changes in sunlight to Tyrian Purple (dibromo-indigo) - a natual More...
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925, 15 May - 1972, 7 May) was born - US, IL, Normal. American photographer - shadowy and masked figures emerge from dark and brooding landscapes.
Marie Théophile Louis Rousselet (1845, 15 May - 1929, 21 November) was born - France, Perpignan. French photographer. Between 1863 and 1868 he traveled extensively though India and on returning to Paris a two volume set "Voyage dans L'Inde" comprising 160 of his albumen prints was published by Goupil et Cie. Only one complete set of this More...
Eugene V. Harris (1913, 8 February - 1978, 15 May) died - US, IL, Chicago. He grew up in Minnesota and received a Bachelor of Education degree in 1937 from the State Teachers' College in Moorhead, MN. He joined the Foreign Services in 1944 and became the Asst. Agricultural Attache in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1948. He More...
Nigel Henderson (1917, 1 April - 1985, 15 May) died - England, Essex, Clacton-on-Sea, Thorpe-le-Soken. British photographer.
Étienne Jules Marey (1830, 5 March - 1904, 15 May) died - France, Paris. French experimental photographer and inventor. He was fascinated by the study of movement (he used the term ‘chronophotographie‘) in animals and man and his photographic inventions were a continual quest to improve his More...
Flip Schulke (1930, 24 June - 2008, 15 May) died - US, FL, West Palm Beach. Photojournalist active in the US who recorded the rise of Cassius Clay - who later became Mohammed Ali. He also recorded the American Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. and his work was documented in three books: Martin Luther King Jr.:More...