Robert Thompson Crawshay (1817, 3 March - 1879, 10 May) was born - UK, Wales, Cyfarthfa Ironworks.
Frantisek Drtikol (1883, 3 March - 1961, 13 January) was born - Bohemia, Pribram. Bohemian photographer.
Paul-Gustave Froment (1815, 3 March - 1865) was born - France, Paris. French inventor and engineer. A very early experimenter with photographic processes. An example print of Paris roof tops survives in the National Library of Scotland within an album of James Naysmyth who dated it to 1835 and titled it as by Fromént.
George Moncrieff Govan (1829, 3 March - 1898, 1 April) was born.
Albert Kahn (1860, 3 March - 1940, 14 November) was born - France, Bas-Rhin, Marmoutier. Although he was a banker rather than a photographer his role in using colour photography and film to document the planet left a profound legacy. Following a visit to Japan with his chauffeur and photographer, Alfred Dutertre, in 1909 he funded a More...
Floris M. Neusüss (1937, 3 March - ) was born - Germany, Lennep. Experimental and surrealist inspired photography.
Arnold Newman (1918, 3 March - 2006, 6 June) was born - US, NY, New York. Portrait photographer who specialized in using a minimal number of items in the shot but the selected objects really inform us about the subject. His photographs of Igor Stravinsky sitting at a grand piano and Alfred Krupp in his factory are More...
Klavdij Sluban (1963, 3 March - ) was born - France, Paris. Contemporary French-born documentary photographer. Originally studied English-American literature, but from 1992 onwards has dedicated himself to documentary projects including a number of collaborations with prison inmates in the countries that More...
Baron von Friedrichsthal (1809, 12 January - 1842, 3 March) died - Austria, Vienna. An attaché of the Austrian Legation in Mexico who had Daguerreotype apparatus and spent several months in an examination of Yucatan ruins in 1840, confining his attention to Chichen Itza and Uxmal. He was the first to take photographs of these More...
Colonel Boyce Edward Gowan (1839, 21 October - 1892, 3 March) died - UK.
Alfred Hart (1816 - 1908, 3 March) died - US, CA, Alameda. He photographed on the Central Pacific Railroad and was one of the photographers who recorded the joining of the rails at Promontory, Utah in 1869. His negatives were later purchased by Carleton E. Watkins who sold them under his own imprint. The More...
Lore Krüger (1914, 11 March - 2009, 3 March) died. In 2012 a suitcase of photographs by Lore Krüger was presented to Felix Hofmann, a curator at the C/O Berlin. The 250 photographs included showed a varietry of subjects from portraits of gypsies, photograms, still lifes and street scenes - More...
Léo Malet (1908, 7 March - 1996, 3 March) died - France, Châtillon. French surrealist photographer and crime writer.
Auguste Maure (1835-1840 (ca) - 1907, 3 March) died - Algeria, Biskra. Photographer based in Biskra, Algeria who created the "Photographie Saharienne" studio (ca. 1865-1870) and who took family portraits and private pictures. His son Marius Maure continued as a photographer in Biskra.
Albert Sands Southworth (1811, 12 March - 1894, 3 March) died - US, MA, Charlestown. Early American photographic partnership working with Josiah Johnson Hawes.
Otto Steinert (1915, 12 July - 1978, 3 March) died - West Germany, Essen-Werden [now Germany]. German physician who gave up medicine for photography. He was the founder of Fotoform an avant-garde movement in postwar Germany that promoted subjective photography. Subjective photography being the subjective evaluation of reality More...