Lucien Bull (1876, 5 January - 1972, 25 August) was born - Ireland, Dublin. In 1895 he became an assistant to Étienne-Jules Marey and worked with chronophotography. When Marey died in 1904 Bull became the head of the Marey Institute and continued research into capturing subjects using electrical sparks, high-speed More...
William Clift (1944, 5 January - ) was born - US, MA, Boston. Photographs of the Capitol building in Albany.
Luigi Ghirri (1943, 5 January - 1992) was born - Italy, Reggio Emilia, Scandiano. Italian photographer who used color photographs to document everyday life.
Victor Gianella (1918, 5 January - ) was born - France, Paris.
Karen Knorr (1954, 5 January - ) was born - West Germany, Frankfurt am Main.
Madame Yevonde (1893, 5 January - 1975, 22 December) was born. Madame Yevonde established a studio in 1914 at 92 Victoria Street, London using her first name as the name of the business. She had a strong sense of the theatrical and was one of the first to master color photography for portraits. Her style More...
Jaroslav Rössler (1902, 25 May - 1990, 5 January) died - Czechoslovakia, Prague. Czech avant-garde photographer in the 1920s.
Captain Allan Newton Scott (1824, 20 April - 1870, 5 January) died - England, London.
Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud (1866, 3 May - 1951, 5 January) died. 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.