Bobby Neel Adams (1953, 9 July - ) was born - US, NC, Black Mountain. Photographs of landmine victims. Composite portraits.
David Hockney (1937, 9 July - ) was born - Great Britain, Bradford. English painter, printmaker, stage designer and photographer.
Henry Peach Robinson (1830, 9 July - 1901, 21 February) was born - Great Britain, England, Ludlow. The godfather of Pictorialism and extremely influential in nineteenth century photography circles, Robinson shaped public opinion, both through the photographs he exhibited and the books he wrote. He learned combination printing from Oscar Gustave More...
Minor White (1908, 9 July - 1976, 24 June) was born - US, MN, Minneapolis. American photographer who developed a philosophical typology of photographs. As the founder and editor of Aperture from 1952 until 1975 he was immensely influential.
Jacob August Lorent (1813, 12 December - 1884, 9 July) died - Austria, Merano (now: Italy, BZ, Merano). In 1852 he photographed in the Aegean and the city of Izmir in Turkey. In 1858 he traveled to North Africa and his photographs were published in Egypten, Alhambra, Tlemsen, Algier; photographische Skizzen (Mannheim: H. Hogrefe, 1861).