David Douglas Duncan (1916, 23 January - 2018, 7 June) was born - US, MO, Kansas City. American photojournalist, particularly noted for his book ‘This is War‘ that dealt with the Korean War and for his work with Pablo Picasso. A vast archive of his photographs and documents are housed at the Harry Ransom Humanities More...
Emma J. Farnsworth (1860, 16 October - 1952, 23 January) died - US. American pictorialist photographer active ca. 1890-1900 whose work was published in Camera Notes.
Helmut Newton (1920, 31 October - 2004, 23 January) died - US, CA, Los Angeles. Fashion and erotic photographer.
Carlos Relvas (1836, November - 1894, 23 January) died - Portugal, Golegă. Wealthy landowner with eclectic interests including life-saving boats, horses, bulls and a profound interest in photography. His immense fortune allowed him time and resources to support his photographic work which he claimed was that of an amateur.More...
Walter Rosenblum (1919, 1 October - 2006, 23 January) died - US. American documentary photographer who served as a combat photographer during the Second World War and landed in Normandy on the morning of D-Day. His social studies of Haiti and the South Bronx in New York are particularly outstanding.
Frederick Sommer (1905, 7 September - 1999, 23 January) died. American photographer and artist who experimented with a variety of techniques and frequently used assemblages of material to create sensuously beautiful images of disturbing subjects.