Jean-Philippe Charbonnier (1921, 28 August - 2004, 28 May) was born - France, Paris. French artist and photographer.
Nell Dorr (1893, 28 August - 1988) was born - US, OH, Cleveland. Abstractions and she used a pictorialist style to show beauty and harmony in her images rather than the surrounding horror so well represented in other photography. Her book ‘Mother and Child‘ explores the deep relationships that exist.
Louis Faurer (1916, 28 August - 2001, 2 March) was born - US, PA, Philadelphia. American photographer.
Ugo Mulas (1928, 28 August - 1973, 2 March) was born - Italy, Brescia, Pozzolengo. Italian photojournalist which started his career as a stage photographer.
Thomas J. Nevin (1842, 28 August - 1923, March) was born - Ireland, nr. Belfast. Nineteenth and early twentieth century Australian police and commerical photographer.
Vittorio Sella (1859, 28 August - 1943, 12 August) was born - Sardinian States, Biella. Mountaineer and photographer who produced outstanding works on the Alps, the Caucasus, Alaska and the Himalayas. His hometown of Biella in Italy hosts the Fondazione Sella with a collection of over 4,000 of his works.
Abigail Heyman (1942, 1 August - 2013, 28 August) died - US, NY, New York City, Manhattan. American photographer.
Abigail Heyman was an American photographer and feminist. Her 1974 book Growing Up Female became an important text for the feminist movement. After becoming one of the first women to join Magnum Photos, she More...
Russell Lee (1903, 21 July - 1986, 28 August) died. American documentary photographer - best known for his 1936 - 1942 work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).
Samuel McLaughlin (1826, 28 January - 1914, 26 August) died - US, CA, Los Angeles. His publication The Photographic portfolio, a monthly view of Canadian scenes and scenery, advertised in 1857, and issued in parts between 1858 and 1860 was published in Quebec City. Copies rarely included the printed blue cover.
Félix Teynard (1817, 14 January - 1892, 28 August) died. Early French travel photographer who traveled between Cairo and the Second Cataract on the Nile 1851-1852. He is best known for the series of 160 plates of Egypt that were published between 1853 and 1858 as Égypte et Nubie, sites et monuments More...
Doris Ulmann (1882, 29 May - 1934, 28 August) died - US, NY, New York. Studio portraits in the pictorialist style, followed by shows of minorities such as the Shaker, Memmonite and Dunker communities.