Louis-Désiré Blanquart-Evrard (1802, 2 August - 1872, 28 April) was born - France, Lille. A cloth merchant from Lille, France who took up the calotype process and in 1847 published a method for a negative/positive paper process. He used this process to print and publish the works of other photographers. By 1851 taking advantage of his More...
Aart Klein (1909, 2 August - 2001) was born - The Netherlands, Amsterdam. Dutch photographer and photojournalist.
Arthur Siegel (1913, 2 August - 1978) was born - US, MI, Detroit. American photographer and teacher. He studied at the New Bauhaus School (now the Institute of Design) in Chicago and later became a teacher there. He is noted for his early use of 35mm color.
J.J. Abbott (1840, 4 July - 1914, 2 August) died - Canada, British Columbia, New Westminster.
George Miller Dyott (1883, 6 February - 1972, 2 August) died - US, NY, New York. A pioneer of aviation including early night flights. During the First World War he was a squadron commander in the Royal Naval Air Service. After the war he became an explorer of the Amazonian jungle with an expedition in 1927 revisiting the "More...
William A. Fraser (1840 (ca) - 1925, 2 August) died - US, NY, New York City.
Alexander Keighley (1861, 3 February - 1947, 2 August) died - Great Britain, Yorkshire, Keighley. Amateur British photographer and a founder member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood. The leading pictorialist photographer in Britain from 1910-20, Keighley achieved the respect amongst his contemporaries in the twentieth century that H.P. Robinson More...