Robert H. Cumming (1943, 7 October - ) was born - US, MA, Worcester. American conceptual artist and photographer who sometimes constructs settings and then photographs them.
Burton D. Holley (1900, 7 October - 1978, 3 January) was born - US, OH, Toledo.
Herbert List (1903, 7 October - 1975, 4 April) was born - Germany, Hamburg. German photographer whose work frequently featured in Vogue, Harper‘s Bazaar, The Studio, and Du.
Theodor Scheimpflug (1865, 7 October - 1911, 22 August) was born. A pioneer of photogrammetry.
Anneliese trba (1947, 7 October - ) was born - Switzerland, Zug. Contemporary photographer and digital video artist, best known for her dreamy images of her family, large cities and nature that she transforms in a highly personal way into pictures of transcendental and timeless quality.
Harvey Benge (1944 - 2019, 7 October) died. Urban landscapes.
Isabella Bird (1831, 15 October - 1904, 7 October) died - Scotland, Edinburgh. Whilst ill and in pain for a lot of her life Isabella Bird was an inveterate traveller going to the USA, Australia, Korea, Japan, India the Middle East and numerous other locations. Her books on herr travels made her a household name in Britain and More...
Josef Breitenbach (1896, 3 April - 1984, 7 October) died. German collector of photography, teacher and photographer. His collection and archives are in the Museum of the city of Munich.
Léon Gimpel (1878, 13 May - 1948, 7 October) died - France, Paris ?. Was the first person to use the Lumiere color photography process (autochrome) for reporting. He was active taking color photographs during the First World War (1914-1918)
József Pécsi (1889, 1 April - 1956, 7 October) died - Hungary, Budapest. One of the great Hungarian fine art photographers.
Irving Penn (1917, 16 June - 2009, 7 October) died - US. Influential fashion photographer.
Josiah Rowe (1809 - 1874, 7 October) died - India, Calcutta.