Alexey Alexeev (1979, 3 May - ) was born - USSR, Saint-Petersburg. Contemporary Russian wet-plate collodion photographer.
Gregory Conniff (1944, 3 May - ) was born - US, NJ, Jersey City. American photographer.
Jill Corson (1964, 3 May - ) was born - US, IL, Chicago. American photographer.
Adolf Fassbender (1884, 3 May - 1980, 2 January) was born - Germany, Grevenbroich. Pictorialist.
Colonel Robert Gordon Webb Hepburne (1849, 3 May - ) was born.
Simon Matthew Edwin Kempson (1831, 3 May - 1894, 20 June) was born - Castle Birmingham.
Jacob A. Riis (1849, 3 May - 1914, 26 May) was born - Denmark, Ribe. American photographer born in Denmark - noted for his shots of the slums of New York.
Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud (1866, 3 May - 1951, 5 January) was born - France, Ain, Thoissey, Montmerle sur Sa˘ne. As head of photographic services for the French Army during the First World War he used the autochrome process of the Lumiere brothers to make some of the first color war photographs.
Alfred Woodrow Stanley Wingate (1861, 3 May - 1938, 23 August) was born.
Mariana Yampolsky (1925, 6 September - 2002, 3 May) died - Mexico, Mexico City. American-born Mexican photographer.