John Benjamin Dancer (1812, 8 October - 1887, 24 November) was born - Great Britain, London. Optician, photographer and inventor. He took Daguerreotypes with the aid of microscope and one was of the founders of photographic microscopy.
The Whipple Museum of the History of Science, University of Cambridge has a "List of Microscopic More...
Bevan Davies (1941, 8 October - ) was born - US, IL, Chicago. American photographer.
Avi Ganor (1950, 8 October - ) was born - Israel, Ramat-Hasharon. Israeli photographer and culinary expert.
Mladen Grcevic (1918, 8 October - ) was born.
Stephen Shore (1947, 8 October - ) was born - US, NY, New York. American photographer highly respected for his vivid color photographs of cities and landscapes.
Marcel Gautherot (1910, 14 July - 1996, 8 October) died - Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Brought up in Paris and took courses in architecture. By 1936 he was committed to photography and in 1939 he arrived in Brazil where he lived for the rest of his life. He continued his interest in architecture and documented the construction of More...
Paulo Ignazio Pietro Porro (1801, 25 November - 1875, 8 October) died. Italian geodesit and optical engineer. In 1858 he developed a panoramic camera that incorporated a telescope, level and compass for use in photogrammetry.