|5 July 1853||Two photographs are taken of the burning Mills at Oswego, New York by George N. Barnard who would become one of the great photographers of the American Civil War (1861-1865).|
Donigan Cumming (1947, 5 July - ) was born - US, VA, Danville. Canadian artist, video artist and photographer.
Paul den Hollander (1950, 5 July - ) was born - The Netherlands, Breda. Dutch photographer.
Sarah Anne Johnson (1976, 5 July - ) was born - Canada, MB, Winnipeg. Canadian contemporary photographer.
Harry K. Shigeta (1887, 5 July - 1963, 21 April) was born - Japan, Ueda.
Rev William Simpson (1828, 5 July - 1902, 15 July) was born.
Sophus Williams (1835, 5 July - 1900, 18 October) was born - Denmark, Copenhagen.
Theodore W. Bennett (1906 - 1983, 7 May) died - US, MN, Minneapolis.
Lala Deen Dayal (1844 - 1905, 5 July) died - India, Bombay (Mumbai). One of the first notable Indian photographers who did studies of the monuments of India as well as formal portraits. The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi has a collection of his negatives. There are also albumen prints of More...
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce (1765, 7 March - 1833, 5 July) died. French inventor and photographer. Niépce experimented with fixing an image from 1813-1822, when he successfully produced an image on tin. Inventor of the heliographic process (1824) which was not a commercial success. He took the first known More...
Marie echtlová (1928, 25 March - 2008, 5 July) died - Prague, Czech Repulbic. Czech photographer with a studio in Tábor. She married photographer Josef echtl of the "echtl & Voseček" studio in Tábor . The studio was founded in 1876 and the work of Marie echtlová preserves a record of the communist period.