Joshua Crissman (1833, 29 July - 1920, 26 May) was born - US, OH, Madison. Over a four year period he took large plates and stereo views of Yellowstone and he also accompanied the 1872 Heyden survey. His work is little known and determining which prints are his rather than those of William Henry Jackson can be difficult. More...
Frederick Dally (1838, 29 July - 1914, 28 July) was born - UK, London, Southwark. One of the finest photographers in western Canada in the 1860s.
Major Henry Hugh Peter Deasy (1866, 29 July - 1947, 24 January) was born - Ireland, Dublin.
Charles Harbutt (1935, 29 July - 2015) was born - US, NJ, Camden.
Erich Hartmann (1922, 29 July - 1999) was born - Germany, Munich.
Chris Marker (1921, 29 July - 2012, 30 July) was born - France, Neuilly-sur-Seine. French photographer and experimental filmmaker.
Richard Buchta (1845, 19 January - 1894, 29 July) died - Austria, Vienna. Explorer active in Sudan and Uganda in the nineteenth century who used photography to document his research. The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford has a collection of his photographs.
Pierre Gaudard (1927, 6 October - 2010, 29 July) died - France.
François Willème (1830, 27 May - 1905, 29 July) died - France, Roubaix. A French sculptor who used both mechanical and photographic means to assist in the analysis of 3D forms. By using a series of 24 photographs taken right around the person or object in a special chamber he proposed that a realistic form could be More...