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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908, 22 August - 2004, 3 August) was born - France, Seine-et-Marne, Chanteloup. One of the greatest of the street photographers with an uncanny ability to capture the meaningful moments of everyday life.
Jean-Charles Langlois (1789, 22 August - 1870, 24 March) was born - France, Calvados, Beaumont-en-Auge. French military officer, writer, photographer and painter of battle scenes. His panoramas of the battles of Borodino, the Pyramids, Sebastopol and Solferino all instilled a sense of national pride in the populace. He went to the Crimea with Léon EugèMore...
Leni Riefenstahl (1902, 22 August - 2003, 8 September) was born - Germany, Berlin. German filmmaker, painter, actress, dancer and photographer.
Georges Albert Legrain (1865, 4 October - 1917, 22 August) died - Egypt, Luxor. French Egyptologist who documented his excavations and finds with photography. On 26 December 1903 he was part of the team that discovered La Cachette de Karnak - a vast collection of eight hundred Ancient Egyptian stone statues and More...
Alfred Adams Mantell (1830 - 1911, 22 August) died - England, Bath, Bathampton.
William Copeland McCalla (1872, 8 November - 1962, 22 August) died - Canada, AL, Calgary. He blended the skills of a botanist, photographer, farmer, author and teacher and although he never worked as an artist his remarkable hand-painted or tinted 4 x 4 inch glass lantern slides showing botanical specimens that he meticulously coloured More...
John Phillips (1914, 13 November - 1996, 22 August) died - US, NY, Manhattan. Photojournalist who photographed for LIFE magazine and his work was included in the first issue. He covered the Second World War and following the war published books on The Italians: Face of a Nation (1965) and Jerusalem: A Will More...
Theodor Scheimpflug (1865, 7 October - 1911, 22 August) died. A pioneer of photogrammetry.
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| |Yousuf Karsh
| ||Probably the most famous portrait photographer in the world, Karsh presents living sculptures to the cameras, monumental presences achieved by dramatic use of light and total concentration on the sitter.
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Contemporary photographers > Mitch Dobrowner
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Studios, graves, signatures, portraits of photographers, books and much much more - Luminous-Lint collects together ephemera and photographs related to the lives of photographers and there are many surprises in the archives.
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There are many extraordinary photographs by anonymous photographers and we include exhibitions and examples of this work so photobooth images, real photo postcards and pop photographica are all here.
Vernacular photography > Early Kodak camera formats