Jim Dow (1942, 26 July - ) was born - US, MA, Boston. Contemporary American photographer.
Elliott Erwitt (1928, 26 July - ) was born - France, Paris. American photographer and film maker.
Andy Goldsworthy (1956, 26 July - ) was born - Great Britain, England, Cheshire. English sculptor who uses natural and frequently ephemeral objects to create startlingly beautiful forms that he then photographs.
Stanley Kubrick (1928, 26 July - 1999, 7 March) was born - USA. Known as the film director of masterpieces including Clockwork Orange and 2001 he was a photographer for New York's Look magazine for five years until 1950 leaving an archive of 27,000 photographs.
George Bernard Shaw (1856, 26 July - 1950, 2 November) was born - Ireland, Dublin. Irish playright, author, socialist and photographer.
An extensive collection of over 16,000 photographs is held at the London School of Economics and Political Science, The British Library of Political and Economic Science - GB 097More...
Diane Arbus (1923, 14 March - 1971, 26 July) died. Worked first in the fashion world with her husband Allan Arbus and then moved into documentary photography for magazines. Her best known work is the extensive series of portraits she took of people on the fringes of society: carnival performers, More...
Dr. Theodor Bloch (? - 1879, 26 July) died.
Alfred Ward Blundell (1840 - 1879, 26 July) died - India, Kumbakonam.
Rajendra Lal Mitra (1822, 16 February (?1924) - 1891, 26 July) died. Early photographer active in India during the British Raj.