William Eggleston (1939, 27 July - ) was born - US, TN, Memphis. American color photographer dealing with the surreal and mundane color snap-shot existence of southern life.
Hugo Henneberg (1863, 27 July - 1918, 11 July) was born - Austria, Vienna. Austrian photographer who was a member of the ‘Das Kleebatt‘ group in Vienna in the mid-1890s and the ‘Linked Ring Brotherhood‘.
Edmund Kesting (1892, 27 July - 1970, 21 October) was born - Germany, Dresden. German avant-garde artist, photographer and teacher whose work was considered degenerate by the Nazis.
Kevin Carter (1960, 13 September - 1994, 27 July) died - South Africa, Johannesburg. South African photojournalist who recorded the racial tensions and civil unrest within his own country. He was awarded the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for a deeply disturbing photograph of a starving child in the Sudan being watched by a patient vulture. More...
Max Dupain (1911, 4 April - 1992, 27 July) died. Widely respected Australian photographer - he was given the OBE in 1982 and made a ‘Companion of Australia‘ (the country‘s highest honor in 1992).
Constance Stuart Larabee (1914 - 2000, 27 July) died - USA, Maryland, Chestertown. She was given a Kodak No. 0 Brownie camera on her 10th birthday and remained a photographer from that point on working in South Africa, and England where she apprenticed with Madame Yevonde and in Germany at the Bayerische Staatslehranstalt fur More...
Jerome Liebling (1924, 16 April - 2011, 27 July) died - US, MA, Northampton. American filmmaker, educator and photographer.
John Murray (1809, November - 1898, 27 July) died - England, Sherringham. Architectural and landscape views of the vicinity of Agra in India using waxed paper negatives. He traveled widely in India and is probably the most important photographer of nineteenth century India.