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2.Bill Brandt
3.Thomas Annan
4.André Kertész
5.Eugène Atget
6.Felice Beato
7.Walker Evans
8.Alfred Stieglitz
9.Henry Fox Talbot
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14.André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
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23.Lewis W. Hine
24.Edwin H. Land
25.Dorothea Lange
26.Heinrich Kühn
27.Mathew B. Brady
28.Gustave Le Gray
29.Frederick H. Evans
30.Gordon Parks
31.Roger Fenton
32.Robert Frank
33.Ilse Bing
34.Francis Frith
35.Edward Weston
36.Les Krims
37.Edward Steichen
38.Charles Marville
39.W. Eugene Smith
40.Léonard Misonne
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49.Giorgio Sommer
50.T. Enami

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André Breton (1896, 19 February - 1966, 28 September) was born - France, Normandy, Tinchebray (Orne). One of the key exponents of French Surrealism and author of the Manifeste du Surréalisme, (Paris, Editions du Sagittaire) in 1924. 
Roger Camp (1945, 19 February - ) was born - US, WA, La Crosse. Contemporary American photographer and educator. 
J.H. Field (1869, 19 February - 1936, 14 January) was born - US, WI, Waupun.  
James W. Bagley (1881, 31 October - 1947, 19 February) died - US, TN, Chattanooga. Topographic engineer and aerial photographer for the US Geological Survey (1905-1917) who photo-topography with panorama cameras to survey Alaska. 
Charles François Daubigny (1817, 15 February - 1878, 19 February) died - France, Paris. French landscape painter, etcher, wood engraver, lithographer with some surviving photographs. In 1904 the municipality of Auvers-sur-Oise erected a bronze monument in his memory. His grave is in Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise, Paris, France. 
James E. Hinton Jr. (1936 - 2006, 19 February) died - US, NY, New York. American photographer and documentary film maker. His photographs of the social upheavals in the USA brought about by racial issues and the Vietnam War are significant social documents of a divisive period.
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John William Lindt (1845 - 1926, 19 February) died. German-born photographer who arrived in Australia ca. 1862 and joined the firm of Wagner in Grafton, New South Wales. Wagner specialized in aboriginal scenarios in artificial studio settings. In 1876 Lindt moved to Melbourne, Victoria and set up More... 
Ernst Mach (1838, 18 February - 1916, 19 February) died - German Empire, Munich. Austrian scientist who used photography to capture high speed processes such as the supersonic flight of a projectile. 
Auguste Vacquerie (1819, 19 November - 1895, 19 February) died - France, Paris. French photographer, editor and playwright. His brother Charles married Léopoldine Hugo and he was an admirer of author Victor Hugo photographing him and members of the Hugo family. 
John Claude White (1853, 1 October - 1918, 19 February) died - Bareilly. Colonial administrator for the British Raj in India who traveled extensively in the Himalayas taking glass plates as he went. For twenty-one years he was stationed in Gangtok, Sikkim as the first British political officer overseeing the British More...

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Robert Doisneau 
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Masters Of Photography

Masters of photography > Eug�ne Atget 

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Contemporary photographers > Roger Ballen 

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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 

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